Bronchitis

By |2018-04-03T19:30:05+00:00April 12th, 2011|Categories: Natural Healing Encyclopedia|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Symptoms

Acute bronchitis causes slight fever, cough (dry or productive), mucopurulent secretions, flulike symptoms, chest pain, and reduced respiratory excursion.

Chronic bronchitis results in cough, sputum, difficulty in breathing, wheezing, asthmatic episodes, recurrences of pulmonary infection, respiratory failure, and exhaustion. 

What is Bronchitis?

From Modern Western Medicine

Inflammation of the bronchial passages, the airways that connect the trachea to the […]

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Emphysema

By |2018-04-03T19:32:18+00:00March 21st, 2011|Categories: Natural Healing Encyclopedia|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Symptoms

Difficulty inhaling and exhaling, accompanied by wheezing, chronic cough, expectoration, shortness of breath, and sometimes foul breath.

What Is Emphysema?

From Modern Western Medicine

Emphysema is a condition in which the air sacs in the lungs, called alveoli, become damaged and eventually burst open, thus reducing the number of alveoli. In effect the lungs get smaller, the blood receives […]

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Cough

By |2018-04-03T19:34:48+00:00March 1st, 2011|Categories: Natural Healing Encyclopedia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What is a Cough?

From Modern Western Medicine

A cough is a reflex reaction to try to clear the airways of mucus, phlegm, a foreign body, or other irritants or blockages. Most coughs are due to irritation of the airways by dust, smoke, or mucus dripping from the back of the nose. A cough is said to be […]

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