Asthma & Pulmonary Health

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...

Nasal Allergies

Sinusitis

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...

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...

Natural Asthma Remedies

Caution Before I get into some common asthma remedies let me be clear. I would never advise anyone to replace their current treatment with natural remedies alone. This could be flirting with disaster. Every...

pulmonary rehab

Pulmonary Rehab-Could It Benefit You?

If you have chronic lung disease pulmonary rehabilitation, or pulmonary rehab may be of great benefit to you. Pulmonary rehab is a program designed to help you manage your disease and improve your quality...

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