Emphysema Treatment

Emphysema is a disease in which the air flow of the lungs is obstructed. Short-acting medicines like albuterol and ipratropium and long-acting medicines like salmeterol, umeclidinium and aclidinum can be used for the treatment. A pulmonary function test is performed to find how much air your lungs can hold, how fast the patient can blow air and whether airflow limitations can be improved with bronchodilator.

Emphysema is a disease in which the air flow of the lungs is obstructed. Short-acting medicines like albuterol and ipratropium and long-acting medicines like salmeterol, umeclidinium and aclidinum can be used for the treatment. A pulmonary function t ... More

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Serious condition

My sister is facing problem in breathing since last 3 months. Sometimes when she is not able to breathe she faints, have sevior headache, her eyes goes up and face blurred vision from both eyes. She is getting weaker and weaker. Already shown her to various doctors but not very much improvement.

Even iam using armodafinil medicine

Even iam using armodafinil medicine i am getting excessive daytime sleep in morning y is it so? It's been from 6 months

Asthma during seasonal changes especiall

Bronchospasm in morning and evening.especially aggravates at damp and humid weather in rainy season.calms on bathing . sensitive to smoke scents pollution.etc

Shortness of breathing

Namaste, sir my name is Ashish Golchha from West Bengal, Cooch Behar. Its been 2 months since I'm suffering from respiratory problem. I can't breathing properly also i have pain in my upper and mid back, I can't even sit for long time. After 15min of sitting my back pain grows too much and even my breathing also get worsen. Same happens with breathing when I walk for 5min. Breathing problem stays throughout the day.

Sharp pain and tightness in chest

I experience a sharp pain and tightness in and around my chest which feels like stabbing and it just sometimes happens and sometimes it doesn't, it feels more like back and chest pain than anything, I also feels tired and drowsiness all the time, should have be concerned?

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