Diseases

White blood cells count

A white blood cell count (WBC) is a blood test to measure the number of white blood cells (WBCs). It is normally ordered as part of the complete blood count (CBC). In some circumstances, a WBC count may be ordered … Read more

Leukemia overview

Leukemia overview

Leukemia is one type of blood cells cancer. It starts in the bone marrow where white blood, red blood cells and platelets are made. When a person suffers from leukemia, white blood cells are born more than normal, they are … Read more

Exercise-induced asthma

Exercise-induced asthma

During or after exercise, if you cough, wheeze or feel out of breath, it may be more than exertion causing your symptoms. You might have exercise-induced asthma. As with asthma triggered by other things, exercise-induced asthma symptoms occur when your … Read more

INHALED CORTICOSTEROIDS

INHALED CORTICOSTEROIDS

Inhaled corticosteroids are the preferred medicines for long-term asthma treatment. They’re the most effective option for long-term relief of the inflammation and swelling that makes your airways sensitive to certain inhaled substances.Minimising inflammation helps avoid the chain of reaction that … Read more

Treating asthma

Treating asthma

Asthma  causes the airways of the lungs to swell and narrow, leading to wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing. Inflammation in the airways is one of the most causes of asthma is. When an asthma attack occurs, the … Read more

Asthma disease

Asthma disease

Asthma is a chronic disease that affects your lungs, consequently, your inside walls of the airways are inflamed and swollen. Asthma resulted in repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and nighttime or early morning coughing. Asthma is reversible, but … Read more

Are you getting shortness of breath?

If you get some shortness of breath (dyspnea) symptoms, that is so worrisome problem which may have many acute and chronic causes. So indentify it right now to have the right treatment. How is shortness of breath with a child? … Read more

Conjugated linoleic acid and asthma

Conjugated linoleic acid and asthma

Researchers in British Columbia published a study in the journal, Clinical & Experimental Allergy (Macredmond et al, 2010), which explored the efficiency and safety of conjugated linoleic acid supplementation on mild asthma. The intervention in this study included conjugated linoleic … Read more

Asthma overview

Asthma overview

Asthma is a disorder that causes the airways of the lungs to swell and narrow, leading to wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing.Asthma most commonly starts in childhood. At least 1 in 10 children, and 1 in 20 … Read more

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, is is one of the most common lung diseases, including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory asthma, and severe bronchiectasis.  This disease is characterized by increasing breathlessness. What are causes? Smoking Smoking and its passive effects … Read more