Saturday, December 20, 2014

Bronchitis Symptoms and Treatments

After a cold or flu, the two main branches of your respiratory tract, your bronchi, often become irritated and inflamed, says Alan Brauer, M.D., director of TotalCare Medical Center in Palo Alto, California, one of the nation’s oldest clinics to combine mainstream and complementary medicine. That, in turn, impairs the ability of the tiny hairs […]

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Chronic Bronchitis: Overview and Treatment

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Category: Bronchitis

Are you a smoker? Then chances are you have a “smoker’s cough,” or chronic bronchitis. About half of all smokers—some 14 million Americans—have chronic bronchitis, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Smoking is almost always its underlying cause, though exposure to dust, chemical vapors, and other respiratory irritants may aggravate it.

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Asthma Overview

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Category: Asthma

Your colds typically conclude with a dry, hacking cough that lasts a few days. But after one particular cold, your cough went on for weeks. You figured you had bronchitis. You’d had bronchitis before. It was annoying, but nothing to worry about. You knew what to do: You took a cough suppressant, sipped herb teas, […]

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