Is there a difference between pneumonia, walking pneumonia and pneumonitis? What are their causes and how can these conditions affecting the lungs be treated?
Trace the pathway a molecule of oxygen takes after it is inhaled through the nose.
Inflammation of the pleura without an effusion results in localized sharp pain made worse on deep inspiration, coughing and bending or twisting movements. Common causes are pneumonia, pulmonary infarct and carcinoma.
Briefly discusses the pertinent information about emphysema, a commonly diagnosed respiratory condition in adults. It focuses on the process of diagnosis and common types of treatment modalities used.
Learn how a Bloodclot in your lung can cause serious medical problems. Learn the signs and symptoms of pulmonary embolism and what the causes are.
It's hard to believe that people today still get pertussis but it happens more often than you think.
Phlegm a mucous accumulation in the lungs is very troublesome especially in winters as it chokes breathing. It's removal is tougher and disgusting to the patient.
Cold viruses can be stopped through preventive and treatment methods, including cleaning techniques and traditional cooking spices that have centuries of success behind them.
The effects of medical marijuana on lungs are unclear. Study on cannabis show evidence of lung damage, risk of lung cancer, emphysema and COPD.
After a pulmonary embolism or DVT many patients have no idea what they need to know or what questions that they should be asking their doctors. This is a list of questions that patients can take to their doctors after a pulmonary embolism.