Tag: shortness of breath

Steps To Take At Home To Improve The Treatment Of Heart Failure

Steps To Take At Home To Improve The Treatment Of Heart Failure

[ 0 ] 2013-01-18 |

The diagnosis of heart failure can be extremely unnerving because we are all well aware of the importance of a properly functioning heart. The thought that our heart is failing brings to mind thoughts of a heart attack and sudden death, but this is not what heart failure is normally about. Suffering from heart failure […]

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The Health Effects Of Cold Weather On Several Chronic Conditions

The Health Effects Of Cold Weather On Several Chronic Conditions

[ 0 ] 2012-12-13 |

As we approach the first day of winter, December 21st, in the Northern Hemisphere, many of us have been experiencing the effects of winter over the last month. The cooler temperatures are most often associated with cold season, but cold weather may also pose additional health problems for some people. This is especially true amongst […]

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The Promising Future For Thalassemia Anemia Treatment

The Promising Future For Thalassemia Anemia Treatment

[ 0 ] 2012-07-06 |

Within the human body, the continual delivery of oxygen to our cells is crucial for the healthy operation of our tissues, organs, muscles and the brain. In more extreme cases, an interruption of blood flow to the heart, brain or lungs for even a few minutes will quickly cause serious injury or even death due […]

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Sarcoidosis – Understanding A Disease With So Many Symptoms

Sarcoidosis – Understanding A Disease With So Many Symptoms

[ 0 ] 2012-06-14 |

In popular culture, some ideas are afforded a significant amount of attention whether or not the idea benefits from that much focus. One example of this is with regard to the disease Sarcoidosis. Although most of us do not know of anyone with the disease, we have likely heard about it on television. In the […]

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Understanding Nasal Congestion

Understanding Nasal Congestion

[ 0 ] 2012-06-01 |

One of the very annoying aspects of experiencing a head cold is having a stuffy nose. The discomfort of having difficulty breathing and the need to breathe through the mouth contribute significantly to the overall unpleasantness of the experience. However, we all know that having a cold is certainly not the only situation in which […]

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Learning To Treate COPD

Learning To Treate COPD

[ 0 ] 2009-04-08 |

For a quarter of all smokers, COPD or “smoker’s lung” will be a part of their future due to genetic factors. The condition, the fifth largest killer worldwide and growing, is not diagnosed until too late in 25 to 50% of cases.

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