According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 19.2 million adults in the country aged 18 and over and 5.5 million children aged 18 and below currently have asthma. This represents 7.7 percent of the adult
Those suffering from chronic respiratory conditions require special medications to help ease their symptoms. Respiratory diseases, especially asthma, require special medical devices to reduce pain during asthma attacks. One such piece of medical equipment is a nebulizer. A nebulizer is a medical
If you have ever experienced pneumonia, you know that it is an infection that can truly knock the wind out of your sails. Pneumonia is far worse than what we might call a “little bug” or a typical winter cold.
COPD, which is short for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, refers to a group of progressive lung disorders that make it difficult to breathe. The condition is the number three cause of death in the US, with more than 15.9 million people diagnosed
Don’t wait till you’re sick before you visit a doctor. One of the most important things you’ll ever do for your health is building a relationship with your primary care physician. Making regular appointments allows them to catch minor medical
When it comes to lung diseases and respiratory disorders, there are many possible diagnoses for patients. And even beyond an initial diagnosis such as emphysema, there can be an even more specific diagnosis, such as bullous emphysema. Navigating the various
While the Covid 19 pandemic presents challenges for even the healthiest people in the general population. It was those with pre-existing conditions and health complications that were especially challenged by the rapidly spreading global pandemic, with an increased risk of
Liquid medicine is a necessity to bring with you even while traveling or moving around. While there are options for nebulizers, a handheld one serves you best. It works by misting the liquid medicine making it easy for your respiratory
While most people are aware that it is possible to live without an appendix or reproductive organs, we tend to think of our lungs as “mission critical” to the body’s ability to function (along with the heart and the brain).