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I am 26 year old. I have sinus problem basically from dust from last 3 year. Watery nose, blockage chest and sometimes I look ed like a asthma patient. Sir please suggest me and give proper solution.
I am 20 years old male. I have wheezing from my days of childhood. I have used many inhalers but still can't control it.
I m having cough since last six months. I have visited many doctors. All the reports are normal. Still I m facing problem.
My father have breathing problem while sleeping, and sometimes he breaths in long intervals. His x ray reports says'haziness is noted in the left maxillary sinuses s/o sinusitis and soft tissue neck lat view says Degenerative changes in the form of osteophytes from C5 and C6 vertebral body with reduced C5-C6 disc space us seen I would like to ask that what does this report indicates and how he can get rid of this condition?
Recently I consulted doctor for mair loss problem and done some tests and found that I have hypothyroid and I am taking thyroxine 50 mg daily from one week. Because of thyroid I have lost so much my hair and I have cold and breathing problem. If I continue to take thyroxine tablet will my hair loss stop and cold and breathing problem will be cured?
I am a cigarette smoker from 4years and I face cough problem. And many cough in my mouth and daily 1/2 hr facing this problem. If you give some good solution I don't smoke, because I am feel very bad every morning. aap koi medicine btao or any solution.
COPD, short for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, is an inflammatory disease of the lungs. The disease obstructs the flow of air in the lungs and subsequently causes difficulty in breathing. Prolonged exposure to cigarette smoke, gases or particulate matter can lead to this condition. The condition transcends all age brackets meaning it can affect anyone from young teenagers to aged adults. People who contract this disease are at an increased likelihood of developing cardiovascular conditions and lung diseases, in addition to a horde of other conditions.
Causes of COPD
1. The chief cause of COPD is smoking tobacco and being subjected to fumes from cooking and heating. A study estimated that in and around 25% of long-standing smokers develop symptoms of this condition. Yet, statistics show that COPD is often misdiagnosed until an elaborate evaluation is diagnosed.
2. Conditions like Emphysema and chronic bronchitis are also known to cause the disease. Your lungs depend on the intrinsic elasticity of the air sacs and bronchial tubes that help facilitate the passage of air through the lungs. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease causes these passages to lose their elasticity thus rendering them partially ineffective.
Symptoms of COPD
The symptoms of COPD do not appear until the lungs are significantly damaged and the condition tends to deteriorate if smoking persists. Apart from coughing and production of sputum, other apparent symptoms include:
- Difficulty in breathing
- Stiffness and tightness of chest
- A persistent cough
- Fatigue and weakness
- Weight loss
- Frequent allergic reactions of the respiratory glands
Along with the aforementioned symptoms, patients who are diagnosed with COPD are likely to experience bouts of exacerbation, during which their symptoms heighten and tend to grow worse for several days.
Although anyone can contract the condition, certain people are at an increased risk of condition. Such risk factors include:
- Chronic smoking
- A medical history of asthma
- Exposure to chemicals and dusts
- Weakening of the immune system with increasing age
If you experience or entertain symptoms or suspicions of this disease, consulting a pulmonologist is duly advised.