Lungs

Pulmonary Sarcoidosis (Lungs) Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

What is pulmonary sarcoidosis? Pulmonary sarcoidosis is an inflammatory condition where abnormal tissue forms in the lungs. Often the lymph nodes within the chest cavity are also affected. This abnormal tissue is known as a granuloma and is the type of tissue that arises when the body tries to wall off an infection. >> Read More ...

Chest Congestion – Meaning, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Although chest congestion may be a common symptom with conditions like a common cold or seasonal flu, it can be caused by various other diseases which could be dangerous. Without proper management, some cases of chest congestion can progress to certain complications. At times these complications can be >> Read More ...

Barking Cough, Causes in Children and Adults

Coughing is common symptom seen with many different diseases, especially respiratory tract infections. It occurs as episodes with conditions like the common cold or flu and if there are no complications such as bronchitis it may resolve within a few days to a week. There are different types of cough and sometimes the sound >> Read More ...

Pain Between Breasts (Cleavage) Causes

The area between the breasts, commonly referred to as the cleavage in women, is where the breastbone lies. It is covered by connective tissue and skin. The breastbone plays an important role firstly in acting as a ‘shield’ against any external force as well as serving as point where the collarbone (clavicle) >> Read More ...

Hard to Breathe (Nose, Throat, Chest) Causes, Symptoms

Humans have to source oxygen from the environmental air in order to survive. First air has to be drawn into the body until the oxygen can be extracted in the lungs. Then the air with carbon dioxide added to it from within the body is passed out into the environment. This is a simple concept that we all understand. However, >> Read More ...
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