The Breath Behind the Ache: Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Lungs

Rheumatoid arthritis

Pathophysiology: When RA Decides to Play in the Lung Field Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is notorious for wreaking havoc on our joints. But it’s not restricted to just the joints; the pathophysiology can have implications on our lungs too. Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lung Disease: A Chicken or the Egg Dilemma Interestingly, the relationship between rheumatoid arthritis…

A Guide to Understand Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)

pulmonary fibrosis

Defining Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) IPF is a chronic and progressive lung disease.It is one the lung disease encompaseed in the term “Interstitial Lung Disease” The process, known as fibrosis, causes the lung tissues to thicken and stiffen, impeding normal respiratory function. The term ‘Idiopathic’ is used when the cause of this condition remains unknown….

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