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What are the Symptoms of Aspiration Pneumonia?

When saliva, food, gastric fluids, or any medication that is acidic accidentally enters the bronchi during breathing, the resultant damage to lung tissues causes aspiration […]

5 Essential Oils for Respiratory Problems

Using essential oils for respiratory problems has been in practice over centuries. The flavors and decongestant properties of these herbs and their oils have helped […]

What are the Symptoms of Lack of Oxygen in Blood?

Hypoxia or lack of oxygen can occur due to many reasons such as being in higher altitudes or health problems that severely hamper respiration or […]

5 Things to Remember about Breathing while Running

Running is a strictly aerobic activity that improves your cardiovascular health. Proper breathing while running is important to ensure you are providing your body with […]

What is the Relation Between COPD and Smoking?

Being exposed to lung irritants such as tobacco, polluted air, chemical fumes at work places can cause chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder or COPD , and […]

4 Stages of COPD

The diagnosis of COPD involves determining how severe the symptoms of COPD have become and what stage it is in. The stages of COPD are […]

5 COPD Breathing Exercises to Relieve Breathing Difficulty

Apart from including a few habits such as quitting smoking, you can also practise some COPD breathing exercises to help alleviate your symptoms like shortness […]

How to Prevent Asthma?

The question, how to prevent asthma, has lingered in the minds of many people for many years. Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease that makes […]

Seasonal Asthma – Symptoms and Precautions

In some people the asthma flare-ups are highly influenced by seasonal and climatic changes. This type of asthma is called seasonal asthma. Winter, spring, and […]

Common Asthma Triggers in Children

Children are more prone to be affected by asthma triggers than adults, because their immune system is yet to completely develop. On the good side, […]

5 Best Asanas in Yoga for Asthma

Asthma is a chronic respiratory problem that causes inflammation of air passage ways when exposed to allergens resulting in difficulty in breathing. Yoga for asthma […]

Can Asthma Cause Chest Pain?

Chest pains are usually associated with severe asthma attacks. However, the reasons for asthma induced chest pain can mean other underlying problems. There are several […]

How to Distinguish Asthma from Bronchitis?

Acute or severe bronchitis is a respiratory disease and is caused by the inflammation of bronchi (small tubes carrying air to the lungs). On the […]

Symptoms of Bone Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is a contagious disease which primarily affects the lungs. It is caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis. When tuberculosis spreads to the bones, it […]

What is Tuberculosis of the Spine?

Tuberculosis (TB) mainly affects the lungs and it is caused by the Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It can also affect other parts of the body including the […]