Is there a difference between pneumonia, walking pneumonia and pneumonitis? What are their causes and how can these conditions affecting the lungs be treated?
The world population is currently living in fear due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus, which is believed to have originated from Wuhan, China. The epidemic seems to bring back the sense of DejaVu for those who witnessed the effect of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) back in 2001- 2003.
Understanding and treating RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) in your children is the first step towards avoiding it altogether next time. Just about every adult and child will have RSV sometime in their lives and never know it. The symptoms are the same as the common cold. It's not scary at all.
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.
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 estimated incidence is 1 million cases per year, with most effusions caused by congestive heart failure, malignancy, infections, and pulmonary emboli. The estimated prevalence is 320 cases per 100,000 people in industrialized countries, with a distribution of etiologies related to the...
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.
The respiratory system is the first line of defense against airborne invaders. The mucous cells that line the nose, throat, and lungs work to wash these foreign substances out of the body...
COPD is an obstructive lung disease that cannot be fully healed, but it can be controlled with the new inhalers, nebulizer medications and the respiratory vest. For millions of people have COPD, it is so important to follow the instructions and learn how to use an inhaler properly.