lung disease

Arthritis – Know Complications Of It!

By Dr. Neelabh, Orthopaedics Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic condition characterized by inflammation of the joints. It also affects other organs of your body such as lungs, eyes, heart and skin. It occurs when your immune system attacks the tissues in your body. Following are the causes and complications of rheumatoid arthritis:…

What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis And What Are Its Causes?

By Dr. Atul Mishra,Orthopaedics Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic condition characterized by inflammation of the joints. It also affects other organs of your body such as lungs, eyes, heart and skin. It occurs when your immune system attacks the tissues in your body. Following are the causes and complications of rheumatoid…

Know All About Acute Respiratory Infections!

ByDr. Anantharaman Ramakrishnan,Endocrinology 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 need to…

Lung Volume Reduction Surgery – All You Need To Know About!

By Dr. Amar Nath Shaw, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) which develops when the air sacs of the lungs are damaged. Over time these air sacs get ruptured. Normally lungs are composed of many small holes. But when this happens, wider air spaces develop,…

7 Causes Of Lung Cancer

By Dr. Nikhil Modi, Pulmonology Lungs are the most important organ of our body that has the responsibility of taking in the oxygen and releasing out carbon dioxide. When cancer develops in it, the entire body gets imbalanced. Lung cancer leads to more death than any other type of cancer, which…

Lung Cancer – Know Its Symptoms And Causes!!

By Dr. Ninad Katdare , Oncology Lungs are one of the vital organs of our body, along with the heart and brain. Without them, a person cannot survive. They are used during respiration, taking in oxygen and exhaling carbon dioxide. When cancer develops in it, it is invariably fatal, unless detected early. Lung…

Diet Tips for COPD

By Diet Clinic , Dietitian/Nutritionist COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a complication of the lung where you have difficulty in breathing properly. The symptoms range from coughing, shortness of breath and tightness in the chest. It is primarily caused by smoking cigarettes, while some other causes can be dust and…