asthma

Asthma On The Rise – Homeopathy Can Help It!

By Dr. Kankan Sengupta, Homeopathy Asthma is a disease that intermittently affects the lungs. When it strikes, the lungs become inflamed and the airways narrow. The sufferer’s chest tightens, breathing becomes difficult or wheezy, and a persistent cough may develop – especially at night. Asthma can be triggered by allergies or have…

Asthma – Things You Should Know About It!

By Dr. Shiba Kalyan Biswal, Pulmonology A clinical diagnosis of Asthma should be suspected in the presence of recurrent/episodic wheezing, breathlessness, cough and or chest tightness with no alternative explanation for these symptoms. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of airways which causes hyper-responsiveness of airways and variable airway obstruction. Role of…

Asthma – How To Diagnose It?

By Dr. Saibal Moitra, Allergy/Immunology Asthma is a disease which affects the airways that carry air to and from the lungs. People suffering from asthma have swollen or inflamed airways. The inflammation causes the airways to be narrower which causes less air to pass through them into and from the lungs. This…

Chronic Asthma – Know How To Treat It!

By Dr. Ankit Kumar, General Physician When the airways become narrow or start swelling, it leads to production of mucus in excess. This causes breathing difficulties and when you have trouble breathing and can take only short breaths. This medical condition is called chronic asthma. Although asthma can, for some, be only…

Ways To Treat Asthma – An Overview!

By Dr. Hemant Kalra, Pulmonology A clinical diagnosis of Asthma should be suspected in the presence of recurrent/episodic wheezing, breathlessness, cough and or chest tightness with no alternative explanation for these symptoms. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of airways which causes hyper-responsiveness of airways and variable airway obstruction. Role of Spirometry …

Amla Juice – Know Advantages Of Starting Your Day With It!

By Dr. Chandni Kapoor, Dietitian/Nutritionist Amla or Indian gooseberry has been used in Indian households for a long time for making pickles, chutneys, jams and murabbas. Amla is rich in Vitamin C and other important nutrients that contribute to its health and beauty benefits, making it an essential part of any diet.…

How To Treat Asthma?

By Dr. Gautam Pinge, Internal Medicine Asthma is a disease which affects the airways that carry air to and from the lungs. People suffering from asthma have swollen or inflamed airways. The inflammation causes the airways to be narrower which causes less air to pass through them into and from the lungs.…

Pulmonary Diseases – Know Types Of It

By Dr. Arunesh Kumar, Pulmonology Pulmonary diseases are some of the most commonly experienced health conditions all over the world. Millions of people suffer due to various causes including genetics, smoking, pollutants and infection. Now lungs are one of the most important and complex organs of the body. They are the apparatus through which…

How To Assess & Monitor Asthma Control?

By Dr. Gurmeet Singh Chabbra, Pulmonology A clinical diagnosis of Asthma should be suspected in the presence of recurrent/episodic wheezing, breathlessness, cough and or chest tightness with no alternative explanation for these symptoms. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of airways which causes hyper-responsiveness of airways and variable airway obstruction. Role of…

Ashtma – How To Control It?

By Dr. Arunesh Kumar, Pulmonology A clinical diagnosis of Asthma should be suspected in the presence of recurrent/episodic wheezing, breathlessness, cough and or chest tightness with no alternative explanation for these symptoms. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of airways which causes hyper-responsiveness of airways and variable airway obstruction. Role of Spirometry-…