Dangers of Pulmonary Edema

What Is Pulmonary Edema?   Pulmonary edema, or fluid in the lungs, is a condition caused by excess fluid collecting within the lungs themselves. Our lungs contain many small elastic sacs called alveoli. These air sacs expand with each breath and tend to take in oxygen while releasing carbon dioxide.  This allows oxygen to reach…

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COVID-19 Myths and Facts

Myth: Frequent rinsing of nasal passages with saline or using steam inhalation prevents Covid -19 infection. Fact: There is no scientific evidence that suggests that regular rinsing of nasal passages with saline or steam inhalation reduces the chances of COVID-19 infection. Myth: Blood thinners act as a preventive measure to help protect patients from COVID-19…

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LUNG CANCER DAY, 1st August 2023

Since its establishment in 2012 as a campaign by the Forum of International Respiratory Societies, August 1 has been marked as World Lung Cancer Day. Members of the international lung health community, notably the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) in the United States, utilise the day to raise awareness of the disease’s risk factors…

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Aspiration pneumonia:

Aspiration pneumonia is a respiratory condition induced by inhaling food, liquids, saliva, or stomach contents into the lungs. This condition develops when our body’s protective reflexes that prevent foreign substances from penetrating the lungs are compromised, aspiration pneumonia develops Aspiration pneumonia leads to inflammation and infection in the lower respiratory tract, posing a significant health…

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Is vaping safer than smoking?

So far what we know, the health impact of vaping has brought about out breaks of severe respiratory condition called EVALI (e-cigarette associated lung injury). Individual required hospitalization to the intensive care unit and some of them died due to the severity of the condition. It can cause permanent damage to our airways.   Vaping…

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Evali (E-cigarette associated lung injury)

Evali is called E-cigarette associated lung injury, also known as VAPI, Vaping associated pulmonary illness. It was initially recognised in year 2019. The exact mechanism of EVALI is still not clearly known. It a serious respiratory illness, that leads to hospital admission, requiring intensive care units and deaths. One of the most prominent product identify…

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E-cigarette or vapping:

It’s a delivering system of addictive certain addictive products like nicotine, cannabis (THC, CBD), flavorings, chemicals, and other substance. E-cigarette comes in various shapes and sizes. It works by heating liquid to aerosol, then the aerosol in inhaled by the individual. The liquid typically contains a mixture of water, food grade flavoring, a choice of…

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World Bronchiectasis day 1st July

Bronchiectasis is a condition which is misunderstood and mistreated for many years. Global lung health organizations from the United States, Europe, Australia, and Asia join together to announce the declaration of World Bronchiectasis Day on July 1, 2022. The aim was to raise awareness, share knowledge and discuss strategies to help the patient with this…

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Do you know what Bronchiectasis is?

It’s a chronic inflammatory condition which leads to permanent damage to the large air passages of the lungs. These changes occur due to recurrent infection, certain genetic disorder and in few cases the cause is unknown. As the airways are damaged, drainage of the secretions gets impaired and secretions build up in those passages. The…

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Bronchiectasis:

It is a chronic inflammatory condition which leads to permanent damage to the large air passages of the lungs. These changes occur due to recurrent infections, certain genetic disorders and in some cases the cause is not identified. As the airways are damaged, drainage of the secretions gets impaired and secretions build up in these…

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Monkey-Pox (MPOX)

Over view Mpox is a viral illness caused by a virus named Monkey pox. Mpox can spread from person to person or occasionally from animals to people. transmission of mpox can occur through direct contact with infectious skin or other lesions such as in the mouth or on genitals; this includes contact which is face-to-face…

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