01 Nov 2018

What is Sarcoidosis ? Sarcoidosis is the growth of tiny collections of inflammatory cells (granulomas) in different parts of your body — most commonly the lungs, lymph nodes, eyes, and skin. Doctors believe Sarcoidosis results from the body’s immune system responding to an unknown substance, most likely something inhaled from the air. There is no cure for Sarcoidosis, but most p...

15 Oct 2018

आप TB के बारे में क्या जानते हैं? What Do You Know About Tuberculosis? Many people think tuberculosis (TB) is no longer a threat, but it's still a leading killer worldwide. One-third of the world’s population (about 2 billion people) are infected with the bacteria that cause TB. How do you get TB? (आप टीबी कैसे प्राप्त करते हैं?) -The correct answer is. Through the air. (सही जवाब...

07 Oct 2018

आप TB के बारे में क्या जानते हैं? What Do You Know About Tuberculosis? सक्रिय टीबी के लक्षण क्या हैं? What are the symptoms of active TB? सक्रिय टीबी के लक्षण इस बात पर निर्भर कर सकते हैं कि शरीर के किस हिस्से को संक्रमित किया गया है। यदि फेफड़ों में सक्रिय टीबी होता है, तो लक्षणों में 3 सप्ताह या उससे अधिक समय तक खांसी, छाती क्षेत्र में दर्द, खांसी जो रक्त या श्लेष्म, ठंड, बुखार...

31 May 2018

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-jVCXvB-78 Tobacco is the leading underlying single cause of death worldwide. World No Tobacco Day, which falls on the 31st May, is organized by the World Health Organisation to raise awareness of the devastating effects of tobacco on health and to advocate the implementation of policies aimed at reducing tobacco consumption.  ...

02 May 2018

2nd May World Asthma Day Asthma is a chronic disease involving the airways in the lungs. These airways, or bronchial tubes, allow air to come in and out of the lungs. If you have asthma your airways are always inflamed. They become even more swollen and the muscles around the airways can tighten when something triggers your symptoms. This makes it difficult for air to move in and out of...

29 Apr 2018

Add these to your daily diet as there is no specific diet recommended for Asthma Vitamin D-rich foods, such as milk and eggs Beta carotene-rich vegetables, such as carrots and leafy greens Magnesium-rich foods, such as spinach and pumpkin seeds These are some nutrients and foods that may help support lung function Getting enough vitamin D may help reduce the number of ...

29 Apr 2018

Myth- People Can Outgrow Asthma. Fact- Asthma is a chronic, treatable condition that develops in childhood. It's no longer considered a disease that children "outgrow;" however, symptoms may improve during adolescence and adulthood.  Myth- Asthma Is Easy to Control. Fact- This often depends on how well you follow your asthma treatment plan - the condition can be difficult to...

20 Apr 2018

There are many myths about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and how it affects the lives of people who live with it. We share some common myths and the facts to help patients understand this better. Myth One common myth surrounding COPD is that people think it is only a smoker's disease, but that could not be further from the truth. Fact 10-20 percent of people who d...

19 Apr 2018

Exercise helps improve your circulation and help the body better use oxygen. Decreasing your resting heart rate and blood pressure can improve your breathing. Improved circulation lets your body use oxygen more efficiently. Building endurance decreases shortness of breath. Here are some exercising tips for COPD patients. Exercise to Breathe Easier Weak muscles need more o...

15 Apr 2018

Eating tips to help COPD patients feel better. Eating good food regularly will make you feel better. You will have more energy, and your body will be able to fight infections better.  Eat fruits and vegetables, curd, cheese and other milk based products, cereal, grains and other foods that are rich in proteins. Control how much salt you take because it can make fluid build-up ...