Monthly Archive: October 2018


Risk Factors For Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an inflammation and infection of the lungs, causing difficulty breathing, cough and chest pain. The disease can either affect one or both lungs and there are various forms of the disease. The...

pneumonia vaccine

Who Should Receive the Pneumonia Vaccine?

Pneumonia is a common pulmonary disease and it has a high incidence in children and elderly people. Although pneumonia can also occur in healthy adults, people with good general health and a strong immune...

treating bronchitis

Treating Bronchitis

Before we look at treating bronchitis we should define bronchitis. Bronchitis is a disease of the lungs that has the major symptoms of cough and mucus production. Bronchitis can be acute or chronic. Acute...

Nasal Allergies


What is sinusitis? Sinusitis is the technical name for a sinus infection. Sinus infections may be acute or chronic. They may be caused by viral or bacterial pathogens. If you have ever suffered through...

acute respiratory failure

Acute Respiratory Failure

What is acute respiratory failure? Acute respiratory failure is an emergency condition. There are two types of acute respiratory failure. Hypoxic acute respiratory failure means you aren’t getting enough oxygen into your blood. Hypercapnic...

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