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

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

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

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5 Reasons Why your Cough would never Fade: Chronic cough

5 Reasons Why your Cough would never Fade: Chronic cough

What is a Chronic cough? Most coughs are short lived. They are a present during a brief illness such as when someone has a cold. However, some of these coughs can last up to 8 weeks.It is called a chronic cough.This is long enough for people to find it unbearable and seek medical attention. A

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6 Tips to manage Mucus Hypersecretion

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

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7 Warning signs of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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 

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

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

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

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

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

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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Treatment of bronchiectasis: What should I know?

Treatment of bronchiectasis: What should I know?

What is bronchiectasis? Before discussing the treatment of bronchiectasis it is important to understand what bronchiectasis is and how it affects people. Bronchiectasis is a condition where there is abnormal dilation of the bronchi. There are several medical conditions that lead to this condition and need to be considered when treating people with bronchiectasis. However,

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