Category: Lung Disorders

essential oils for lung disease

Essential Oils For Lung Disease

Essential Oils For Lung Disease Is it possible to use essential oils for lung disease? There are a few studies that show promise in using essential oils in aromatherapy as an additional therapy for...

lung disease symptoms

Lung Disease Symptoms

Lung Disease Symptoms Many of us get worried when we notice something going on with our bodies. Others simply ignore symptoms because they believe they are just signs of aging. While both of these...

Essential Oils For Bronchitis

Essential Oils For Bronchitis

Essential Oils For Bronchitis With the onset of cold and flu season, it’s important to note that the symptoms of acute bronchitis will be rising also. Many people think they should immediately run to...

smoking increases lung cancer risk

Smoking Increases Lung Cancer Risk

Interestingly enough, it seems a foregone conclusion that everyone knows that smoking increases lung cancer risk. After all, it says so right on the side of the package. Since the 1960’s there has been...

pneumonia

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...

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...

spirometry testing

Spirometry Testing

What is spirometry testing? Spirometry testing is a test to measure how much air you can breath, how much you can breath out and how fast you can breath out. These measurements are very...

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