Respiratory Treatment in London: Breaking Down 8 Common Myths

Respiratory in London

Navigating the realm of respiratory treatment in London can be daunting, particularly when numerous myths often cloud the facts. Let’s debunk these common misconceptions, particularly in the context of London—a city with access to some of the country’s finest respiratory specialists and healthcare facilities like the renowned Royal Brompton Hospital, which specialises in heart and…

How to Manage Asthma Symptoms During Hay Fever Season


    For millions of people worldwide, the arrival of hay fever season signals a time of sneezing, itchy eyes, and congestion. For those with asthma, this can be particularly challenging, as hay fever can exacerbate asthma symptoms, making it harder to breathe and enjoy the outdoors. In this guide, you will learn more about…

Dysfunctional breathing – What is it and How can I manage it?

Short of breath

What is Dysfunctional Breathing? Dysfunctional breathing is a Breathing Pattern Disorder which causes an alteration in the normal biomechanical patterns of breathing. Also, dysfunctional Breathing is specifically related to over-breathing. This results in intermittent or chronic symptoms which can be either respiratory and/or non respiratory.  People who have dysfunctional breathing often tend to breathe rapidly…

6 Tips to manage Mucus Hypersecretion

What is Mucus Hypersecretion? Mucus hypersecretion causes due to the mucus or phlegm that is expelled from the lower respiratory tract (bronchi and lungs) through coughing. This is a slippery, clear liquid produced by mucous glands.  Some people experience excessive production of mucus in their lungs. This leads to discomfort, breathing problems, and increased risk…

7 Warning signs of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an umbrella term for a number of lung diseases that make breathing difficult. COPD is a massively under diagnosed disease that is the third leading cause of death in the world. COPD often leads to exacerbations that significantly impact on quality of life and increases the risk of death …

3-step Guide to Manage Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chest infection cough

What is COPD? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. The limitation in the airflow occurs as the airways are obstructed and narrowed. The obstruction particularly results in difficulty to expel air out of the lungs.    #1 Make the Diagnosis and Start Treatment…

Tips to manage breathlessness at home during COVID

Management of breathlessness

What is Breathlessness? Breathlessness is the uncomfortable sensation of not being able to breathe either at rest or during any physical activity. Breathlessness makes it feel as if sufficient air cannot be taken into the lungs. This is also referred to as dyspnea, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing. Why does COVID 19 cause Breathlessness?…

Chest Infections that can be treated with Antibiotics

Medication - antibiotics for chest infections

What is a Chest Infection? A chest infection is a infection that affects the lower part of the respiratory tract. This includes the windpipe, bronchi, and lungs. Depending on the nature of chest infections they can be either mild in nature which could clear up on their own, or can be severe and life threatening….

10 Long term effects of COVID-19 (Long COVID)

Longterm effects of COVID19 - breathlessness

What is Long COVID? Post-COVID syndrome which is known as Long COVID is persistence of symptoms following COVID-19. Due to the prevalence of symptoms for over 4 weeks post initial infection, this results in long-term impairment of health and quality of life. Two major Types of Long COVID Long COVID which is a sequel of…

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