Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)27 September of 2017
What is It and How to Treat It?
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) affects hundreds of thousands of people every year. In the USA, it is the 3rd prevailing cause of death. The WHO estimates that the world situation with COPD tends to be similar to that in the USA. Below you will find the most important information about COPD.
Definition and Causes of the Disease
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is an independent disease that manifests itself by difficulties with breathing caused by the limited ingress of air through the respiratory system. This condition occurs because of the lung tissue inflammation. In many countries, COPD term includes 2 main diseases – emphysema (damaging of alveoli) and chronic bronchitis (inflammatory processes in the bronchi). So it is the umbrella term including progressive diseases of the lungs. The condition is not contagious, that is it cannot be transferred from one individual to another.
Ventolin Inhalers17 August of 2009
I would like to share an article that was written by one of my past patients for Grass Roots magazine. Its content is a good example of the results that can be achieved by most asthmatics by correcting the diet and following a healthier lifestyle:
I had been diagnosed and treated as asthmatic since I was about 10 years old (I’m now 28). As a child I was treated with Brondecon and eventually placed on Ventolin inhalers. I carried my Ventolin with me everywhere and because I was sports minded I would constantly suffer from attacks that would leave me sidelined, recovering. I had heard of people who had exercised or outgrown their asthma. So every day, off for a 6 km run, Ventolin in pocket, I would go. The result? More attacks and increased frustration. I eventually took some advice and went to see a well-reputed naturopath who advised me I would be rid of asthma in no time. Nodding my head up and down in agreement on the outside, but inside my logical thinking mind questioning this man’s credentials with his so-called advice for asthma. (more…)
Singular Asthma17 November of 2008
Recent study says that the rates of lung infections are sky rocketing, mainly due to the atmospheric and environment pollution. Allergenic asthma has become very common all over the world, nearly 20 % of the world population is affected by any one of the allergenic disease. Singular asthma can be controlled by proper medication, environment keeping and exercises. (more…)
An Overview on Asthma11 March of 2008
Are you facing problems like coughing, wheezing, and rapid breathing, then it is right time to have proper medical check up as all these symptoms are related to disease called Asthma. Asthma is unceasing diseases that affects your airways, where airways are important tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs. Now during asthma attacks inner walls of your airways turn out to be more sore and this makes them very sensitive, and they may react to different things that are sensitive to you. When your airway reacts, they get narrower and as a result your lungs get a lesser amount of air and this cause coughing, and trouble breathing.