COPD prevention

Asthma & COPD – Frequently Asked Questions!

By Dr. Vivek Patil, Pulmonology 1. What is Asthma? Asthma is a chronic, inflammatory disease of the lungs in which the airways narrow leading to symptoms like coughing, breathlessness, chest tightness, wheezing, often in response to triggers such as exposure to an allergen, exercise, or emotional stress. 2. What are the common…

10 Ways To Treat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease!

By Dr. Manav Manchanda, Pulmonology Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases like chronic bronchitis, emphysema non-reversible or refractory asthma. The symptoms include breathlessness, shortness of breath, persistent coughing, wheezing, frequent cold and flu and tightness in the chest. Smoking is one of the major…