Bronchitis can last for days, even weeks. But how can you tell if it’s a common cold, bronchitis or even pneumonia? Find out what bronchitis is and when you should get a cough checked out.
Bronchitis can cause a cough that lasts for weeks. These 7 cough remedies can help you deal.
Few aspects of colder weather months can be as irritating as dry winter air. From fly-away hair to scaly skin, the cold winter air can wreak havoc on your body’s appearance. But did you know that dry winter air also can make you vulnerable to illness?
You’re getting over a bad cold, but something else is brewing. Upper airway infections can leave your lower airways vulnerable to bronchitis or pneumonia. Learn the difference between the two.
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You’re feeling cruddy, and you don’t want other people to share your misery. To avoid spreading a cold, flu, bronchitis, pneumonia, Strep throat or stomach virus, follow these guidelines for healthy adults.
Fires are cozy, but they can cause lung problems if you have a history of lung disease. From using the right wood to newer inserts, get tips for minimizing your risk.
Doctors and researchers are testing a new procedure that doesn’t involve surgery to help patients with a devastating lung disease called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD, which encompasses a group of conditions, is permanent lung damage that gets worse over time. The two most prevalent forms of COPD are chronic bronchitis and emphysema. People with … Read More
Is there any merit to old-fashioned homemade remedies? Our experts weigh in on if Grandma is right!
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a respiratory illness that progressively damages the lungs. Approximately 23 million men and women in the United States have COPD. COPD takes two forms: chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Both cause airway blockage, resulting in shortness of breath, chest tightness, a chronic productive cough and/or wheezing. Laboring to breathe … Read More