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Can Asthma Get Worse During Summers?

Summers can trigger allergies, which can further trigger asthma. Here is what you need to know to keep asthma attacks at bay this summer season.

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Can You Keep a Pet If You Have COPD?

Though smoking and pollution remain the primary contributors to most pulmonary diseases, having a pet at home may also have an impact on these illnesses.

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How to Tackle That Niggling Chronic Cough

Coughing is considered normal during seasonal transitions, as it could be due to an allergy. However, if the cough persists for long, it may indicate an underlying medical condition, that requires attention.

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How Does Humidity Affect Asthma?

Humidity causes difficulty in breathing especially for people with respiratory conditions like asthma. Humidity is the amount of water vapour or moisture in the air.

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Vitamin C: An Essential Nutrient for Good Lung and Respiratory Health

Research indicates that vitamin C helps in protecting the lungs and also reduces the risk of inflammatory lung diseases while improving overall lung function.

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Chest Feels Congested? Try These Home Remedies

Chest congestion can be caused by a cold, infection, or underlying disease. Awareness of the symptoms and the simple remedies, along with appropriate over-the-counter medications, help quick recovery.

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Respiratory Health

Pneumonia: Know The Causes And Who All Are At Risk

Pneumonia is a severe lung infection wherein the air sacs are inflamed and filled with fluid. If not treated promptly, pneumonia can turn deadly, especially in children and the elderly.

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Adenovirus Wreaking Havoc In Kolkata. Know All About The Virus!

India has seen a recent spike in adenovirus cases, especially in the state of West Bengal. Adenovirus is a group of common viruses that lead to cold, cough and fever. Adenoviruses do not have any specific antiviral treatment but they can be prevented by following set measures built around a healthier and more hygienic lifestyle.

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What Could Be The Underlying Reasons For My Morning Cough?

Several conditions can cause morning cough. Recognizing the exact reason can help identify the onset of an underlying condition that requires intervention.

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Does Hot Weather Affect your Breathing and Lungs?

While the season brings out boundless energy in many, for people suffering from respiratory illnesses such as COPD and asthma, the hot weather can trigger breathing issues.