lungs health

Seasonal Allergic Bronchitis & Rhinitis – Effects Of Smog On Lungs Of Children & Elderly!

By Dr. Caroli’s Multispecialty, Trichology Allergies flare up during specific seasons and climate conditions. However, the quality of the air you breathe may also have an effect on the frequency and severity of the allergies you experience. Smog is one such air pollutant that is known to have an adverse effect on…

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,…

What Are The Symptoms Of Lung Cancer?

By Dr. Arun Madan , 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 is…

Signs and Symptoms of Lung Cancer

By Dr. Kamal Gera , 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…

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…

Smoking, flu virus bring down efficiency of lung medications

Exposure to cigarette smoke and viral infection can reduce the efficiency of lung medications, thereby preventing it from working properly, a recent study has revealed. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the collective term for lung ailments, emphysema, chronic bronchitis and chronic obstructive airways illness. Presently, the major cause of…