Difference between a Cold and the Flu

UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE FLU OR THE COMMON COLD?   Do I have a cold or the flu? Cold/common cold and Flu are two separate illnesses caused by different types of viruses. As the symptoms for both illnesses are mostly similar, it is rather difficult to diagnose which one is affecting an individual simply…

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Why I Should Stop Smoking

WHY SHOULD I QUIT SMOKING? Smoking is harmful for health. It not only causes damage to the lungs, which leads to development of COPD (chronic obstructive airway disease), but is also a major risk factor in the development of lung cancer. Additionally, the risk of developing complications from multiple other health related illness including heart…

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Pulmonary Function Tests

Spirometry, also known as pulmonary function test, is a simple, painless, office-based test that helps your chest specialist make an accurate assessment of the condition of your lungs. It monitors how much air a person can inhale and how much you are able to exhale and, in so doing, provides essential data for establishing and…

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About The Chest Clinic in Karachi

The Chest Clinic, provides care for patients who suffer from sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, parasomnias (for example sleep walking), severe insomnia due to breathing difficulties, sleep motion disorders (restless legs syndrome) and other sleep related disorders. Sleep disorders due to medical reasons are fairly common. The causes for sleep apnea in particular are…

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