Breathing problems

Broken Nose – All You Should Know About It!

By Dr. Mukesh More, Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) A broken nose, often referred to as a fractured nose or a nasal fracture, it is a crack or breaks in the bones of your nose. The bone that is more prone to getting fractured is the one over the bridge of the nose. Causes: There can…

Asthma – How To Treat It?

By Dr. Mool Chand Gupta, Pulmonology Asthma refers to a condition in which people’s airways become narrow, swell up and produce extra mucus. This makes breathing difficult and can trigger coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. For some people, asthma can be a minor issue, whereas for others it can be quite…

Ways to Cope With Asthma More Effectively

By Dr. Mool Chand Gupta , Pulmonology What is Asthma? National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) defines asthma as a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways in which many cells and cellular elements play a role. In people who are susceptible to asthma, this inflammation causes intermittent dyspnea (difficulty in breathing), wheezing, coughing,…

All about Acute Respiratory Infections

By Dr Hanish Gupta , Internal Medicine Acute respiratory infection is a contagious infection that hinders normal breathing and spreads from one person to another. This infection is widespread with more than ten million cases per year in India itself. Some types of acute respiratory infections are preventable by vaccination while some…

Beating The Asthma Blues

Of the India’s 1.2 billion population, a large number of people in India suffer from lung ailments. With the quality of air deteriorating day by day, the numbers are growing even further, leading to a significant rise, especially, in the count of asthma patients. As per the World Health Organization…