Archive | May, 2017

How to treat nocturnal asthma

Nocturnal asthma is a condition characterized by worsening of the symptoms at night. Sometimes, symptoms can be experienced during day time and worse between 1:00 am and 4:00 am. The pulmonary functions are reduced due to circulating blood vessels of epinephrine and cortisol, protecting the body against asthma in the lowest levels. There is inflammation […]

Managing emphysema

Emphysema is a condition of the lung that results to shortness of breath. The air sacs in the lungs or alveoli are injured. Eventually, the inner walls of the air sacs become weak and can rupture and cause larger air spaces instead of many tiny ones. This lessens the available surface area of the lungs […]

How to care for cat bites

Cat bites usually happens when cat owners are bitten by their pets usually during playing especially when the cat is agitated and aggressive. Even when the cat is immunized, the wound should be checked for infection. Cats have long fangs and their bites are deep and susceptible to infections. Unvaccinated cats infected with diseases can […]