Results for "Pulmonology and Asthma"

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Is a Paralyzed Diaphragm Causing My Shortness of Breath?
If you are experiencing difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, there could be many causes. One cause could be related to a weak or paralyzed diaphragm....
May 12
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Here’s Why You Might Have a Bad Tasting Cough
Whether you think you might be coming down with a cold or the flu or have a chronic lung problem, you might find yourself coughing from time to time. Usually,...
April 11
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Everything to Know About Blood Clots in Your Veins, Heart and Lungs
When you nick or cut yourself, your body jumps into action to stop the bleeding. Your blood cells clump together to prevent blood from leaking where it...
April 10
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Is My Shoulder Pain a Sign of Lung Cancer?
Did you wake up with shoulder blade pain again? It could be related to the upper body workout you did the other day. Or maybe you should chalk it up to...
March 26
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4 Things You Can Do if You Have an Asthma Attack Without Your Inhaler
Let’s get one thing straight upfront — if you have asthma, you should always have your inhaler within reach. The medication in the inhaler works quickly...
March 22
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Collapsed Lung: What Is Pneumothorax and How is it Treated
Lungs are amazing organs. They allow us to breathe in the oxygen we need to live and breathe out a waste product called carbon dioxide. Each lung expands...
March 10
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What is a Smoker’s Cough and Tips to Get Rid of It
Coughing serves an important purpose. Whether it is due to a virus and allergies or simply choking on your own spit (whoops!), it can help clear your throat...
February 15
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IPF: A Deadly Lung Disease You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
There are many reasons for feeling short of breath, whether it involves sprinting to catch a bus or train or carrying a box up several flights of stairs.  Many...
January 09
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Here’s Why Your Snoring Could Be Dangerous and What You Can Do
Maybe you don’t realize you snore — you just notice that you’re not rested when you wake up. Or maybe your bed partner complains about not being able to...
October 20
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How the Weather and the Climate Can Affect Your Lungs
Breathing is one of those things it’s easy to take for granted. If you don’t have lung conditions or breathing problems, it’s simple enough to inhale,...
August 19