People nowadays want to look slimmer. Everybody wants to have an ideal body weight. To many people, fashion dictates what weight they should be in. Slimmer people are thought to be sexier, have more choices on what to wear, have better self-esteem, and most importantly, more attractive and happy in their lives. The definition of being sexy differs from one race and culture to another. People have different perspectives about how they look and feel. Continue reading
Bronchitis commonly occur from respiratory disease may be either acute or chronic. The signs and symptoms brought by bronchitis may be relieved by applying the natural cures for bronchitis. Continue reading
Asthma Attacks, Yet Again.
Asthma is one of those common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways that causes airway hyperresponsiveness, mucosal edema, and mucus production. This hyperresponsiveness and inflammation ultimately leads to recurrent episodes of asthma symptoms which are cough, chest tightness, wheezing, and difficulty of breathing (dyspnea). Asthma is different from other obstructive pulmonary diseases in that it is largely reversible. This can be reversible either spontaneously or with treatment. People suffering from asthma may have asthma symptom-free episodes alternating with acute exacerbations, which can be very dangerous too. Acute exacerbations can last from minutes to days. Continue reading
One cannot live without air. In order to continuously flood your systems with life-giving air, you need to have lungs. This vital organ enables the efficient exchange of gases in your body. From your nostrils and mouth to your air sacs, oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and other gases enter and leave. This results to a fully functioning, healthy body. But not everyone has this everyday process running smoothly. Some people suffer from lung disorders that disable their ability to simply breathe in and out. One of the most common lung ailments is bronchitis.
Breathing problems are experienced by so many people of any age, gender, or economic status. Whatever diagnosis you may have, it is very important for you to understand the nature of your breathing condition. This is a very important thing for you to do so that you may be able to pursue a very productive life. There are many causes of breathing problems. It may be caused by an overproduction of secretions brought about by the allergic irritation and the viral or bacterial infection. Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD) such as asthma, emphysema, sinusitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, and lung cancer are some of the common causes of breathing difficulty. The inflammation brought about by these conditions is mainly the cause of the blockages of the air passages.
Bronchitis is a respiratory infection that affects your sinuses, nose, and throat. This infection spreads to your lungs. This can be viral infection that incorporates a bacterial infection. People who smoke a lot, who have heart and lung diseases, and who have weak immune systems (infants, children, and elder people) are very prone to acquiring this condition. If your mucus-filled cough lasts for at least 3 months, then that is usually diagnosed as chronic bronchitis. Bronchitis is a type of COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This respiratory condition could worsen if the patient is exposed to allergens, air pollution, and other secondary infections. Some known symptoms of bronchitis are wheezing, shortness of breath, fever, fatigue, cough with yellow-green phlegm, and chest discomfort.