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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 […]

Dealing with nausea

Nausea is a sick feeling in the stomach that usually results to vomiting. It is a sensation of unease and discomfort in the upper stomach. Causes of nausea Motion or seasickness Intense pain Emotional stress such as fear Early stages of pregnancy Food poisoning Reaction to certain smells or odors Stomach flu Heart attack Medication-induced […]

Remedies for bronchitis

Bronchitis is inflammation of the bronchi which is the main passageways in the lungs. The inflammation is usually caused by bacterial, virus, allergies or autoimmune diseases. It is characterized by prolonged severe coughing which can last for several weeks. Young infants and the elderly are susceptible to this condition. Causes of bronchitis Smoking or secondhand […]