Important COVID Update

Patients have many questions about whether or not it is safe to get a flu vaccine if you have recently been vaccinated with the Covid vaccine, first, second or even the booster dose. Medical data suggests that it is safe to receive both vaccines close to one another, even on the same day. If you…

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Lung Fibrosis

What is Lung Fibrosis? Fibrosis means scarring of the lung tissue. Lung fibrosis is a group of conditions that cause serious, chronic and lifelong damage of the lungs, which leads to permanent damage to the lung tissues. This disease makes the lungs unable to transfer oxygen to the blood and hence decreases the level of…

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Myths Related to Asthma

One grows out from childhood asthma. As the child grows the severity of the symptoms and the frequency of the attack may vary or improve over time if one is complaint with their treatment. But Asthma doesn’t go away. It can be triggered leading to mild to severe attack in adult life.   Use inhalers…

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Pneumococcal Vaccine – Why is it Important for Patients With Lung Disease ?

PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE: Pneumococcal vaccine provides immunity against some strains of a bacteria called Streptococcus Pneumonia which can cause a wide range of infection. It can cause mild symptoms like earache, cough, severe chest infection, infection of the coatings of the brain known as meningitis and diseases involving other body systems. The infection caused by streptococcus…

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