Lung Disease

How to Quit Smoking?

Smoking It is the method of inhaling the smoke that emanates when a substance filled with tobacco or cannabis is lit up. It has been proved that smoking causes various diseases and ailments. Cigarettes, pipes, cigars, bidis, hookahs, and bongs are the methods by which smoking is pursued. Ailments caused by smoking Lung cancer COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) Heart-related…

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Asthma Treatment Guidelines

Know what Asthma is The word Asthma is of Greek origin, literally meaning, “breathlessness”. Asthma is a well-known lung disease-causing inflammation along the airways of the lungs. Though there is no cure, its symptoms can be treated by using prescribed medications. A physician may use the Spirometry test or the Methacholine challenge to determine if a person suffers from asthma…

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Breakdown of the term Let’s first breakdown the term, CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD) and understand what each word refers to. Chronic: a disease that would last for long and doesn’t fade away Obstructive: partial obstruction of the flow of air from the lungs Pulmonary: The medical term referring lungs Disease: A health issue What is a chronic obstructive pulmonary…

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