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Bronchitis
09-27-2016, 02:56 PM
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Chronic Bronchitis - Bronchitis - Definition, Symptoms and Treatment
Definition It is a type of respiratory disease. It involves inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial passage of the lungs. Coughing spells, breathlessness and thick phlegm accompany this breathing difficulty disease. They are caused by the thickening and swelling of the irritated membrane which closes or narrows down the tiny air passages inside the lungs and makes breathing troublesome. There are two types of bronchitis-chronic and acute. :o.

Quit Smoking
If your physician has not limited your fluid intake, consume water or fruit juices or other such healthy fluids once an hour. You can take the help of medication/drugs like acetaminophen or aspirin to give relief to your aching body. Keep away children from aspirin. Consult your physician for best results. The title of this composition could be rightly be Bronchitis. This is because what is mentioned here is mostly about Bronchitis.
  • Treatment Please do not commit the blunder of waiting for all of the above mentioned symptoms to appear.
  • Seek medical assistance.
  • Take enough rest.
  • We hope you develop a better understanding of Persistent Cough on completion of this article on Persistent Cough.
  • Only if the article is understood is it's benefit reached.

Cough Suppressants or Expectorants Will Help to Loosen Mucus
Since most bronchitis cases are viral attacks, you can give antibiotics a miss. Antibiotics, however, may be necessary if a bacterial infection has led to bronchitis or if he has impaired lung function. In cases of chronic bronchitis, oral or inhaled steroids for reducing inflammation, annual flu shots, one shot pneumonia vaccine, or/and supplemental oxygen are to be taken, as advised by your doctor, to protect your vulnerable lungs. Once you are through reading what is written here on Bronchitis, have you considered recollecting what has been written and writing them down? This way, you are bound to have a better understanding on Bronchitis.

Stay Away from Fumes, Pets, Dust, or Other Such Irritants
Utensils used for eating and food should not be shared. Hands should be washed often. Saying that all that is written here is all there is on Persistent Cough would be an understatement. Very much more has to be learnt and propagated bout Persistent Cough.

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Bronchitis - Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Bronchitis Treatment


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  • Symptoms There may or may not be a fever.
  • Breathing will be a difficult task, accompanied by a wheezing or rasping sound.
  • The patient will feel lethargic and depleted of energy.
  • Another common symptom is a persistent cough that produces mucus and may throw up blood.
  • The patient may experience shortness of breath.
  • The other warning symptom is a chest cold which has lasted for more than a fortnight.
  • As you progress deeper and deeper into this composition on Chronic Bronchitis, you are sure to unearth more information on Chronic Bronchitis.
  • The information becomes more interesting as the deeper you venture into the composition.

Chronic bronchitis is defined as a long term inflammation or swelling of the bronchi.' This can result in heightened production of mucus and may be accompanied by other side effects.' To be classified as chronic bronchitis, a harsh cough and expectoration (coughing up of mucus) must occur on most days, for no less than three months of the year, for two or more years in a row.' This does not include other conditions such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, or other lung conditions that may result in the same symptoms.

Chronic bronchitis is not treated properly it may cause a number of different conditions, which is why it is so important to seek treatment for chronic bronchitis if you believe you may be suffering from it.' These include difficulty breathing, frequent and caustic respiratory infections, narrowing of the bronchi, and even disability.' There may be other warning signs and symptoms that you are suffering from chronic bronchitis as well.' These include swelling of the feet, heart palpitation and failure, and your lips and skin may appear a bluish tint.' Many of these symptoms are common in other lung ailments, and it is important that you consult your physician for a proper diagnosis.

Pulmonary Function Tests
These tests measure the lungs' ability to trade oxygen and carbon dioxide.' These tests will probably be run using special equipment, and consist of you breathing into a tube that computes the measurements.

Other Tests
May include X-Ray's, CT scans or other internal imaging tests. If you have the symptoms described in this article, you are advised to consult your personal physician as soon as possible to have your condition properly diagnosed and treated. As you progress deeper and deeper into this composition on Acute Bronchitis, you are sure to unearth more information on Acute Bronchitis. The information becomes more interesting as the deeper you venture into the composition.

Identifying the Symptoms of Chronic Bronchitis
Although chronic bronchitis may affect each person differently, there are tell-tale signs of chronic bronchitis that may help you identify the problem.' These include: There are universal applications on Chronic Bronchitis Diagnosed everywhere. However, it is up to us to decide the way used for these applications to get the best results from them.

Pulse Oximetry
Measures the amount of oxygen present in the blood. -Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) - An ABG is a blood test that measures the acidity (pH) of the blood and also measures the lungs' ability to provide your blood with oxygen and remove carbon dioxide from it. What we have written here about Chronic Bronchitis can be considered to be a unique composition on Chronic Bronchitis. Let's hope you appreciate it being unique.
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Cough.' This cough may be subtle or harsh, but with all cases of bronchitis there is some coughing present. - Expectoration.' Expectoration is the coughing up, or spitting out of mucus due to over production, caused by bronchitis. Saying that all that is written here is all there is on Bronchitis Common would be an understatement. Very much more has to be learnt and propagated bout Bronchitis Common.
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09-27-2016, 02:58 PM
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Treating Bronchitis - the Bronchial Respiratory Disease
Bronchitis designates the inflammation of the bronchial tree evolving with an excessive mucus secretion. It is an acute or chronic condition caused by bacterial, fungal or viral infections but also by allergens especially smoking.

Physical exercises are important in improving symptoms; aerobic exercise is helpful for sustaining breathing after the cure. Normal walking gives a great deal of help to bronchitis patients. Also cardiovascular sport exercises can ameliorate breathing, calm the patient and fortify muscles. Developing a vision on Asthmatic Bronchitis, we saw the need of providing some enlightenment in Asthmatic Bronchitis for others to learn more about Asthmatic Bronchitis.

Garlic, pepper and chicken stock are recommended during acute bronchitis to dilute the mucus and help its elimination. Eucalyptus aromatherapy calms irritation in the bronchis and lungs improving the respiration. Warm baths and warm compresses applied on the chest clear mucus and stabilize breathing. Patients with bronchitis emphysema really consider giving up smoking and take cautions also against people smoking around them. Developing a gradual interest in Bronchitis Acute was the basis for writing this article. On reading this, you will gradually get interested in Bronchitis Acute.

While the bronchitis attacks, patients are not allowed to eat dairy products as they increase the secretion of mucus and worsen the infection by stimulating the multiplication of bacteria. Bronchitis Signs play a prominent part in this composition. It is with this prominence that we hope people get to know more about Bronchitis Signs.

Long-term smoking can directly lead to chronic bronchitis and different respiratory harming factors can make the bronchial tree vulnerable to bronchitis and fibrosis. Chronic bronchitis is usually connected to the pulmonary emphysema meaning mass pulmonary disruptions.

Acute bronchitis has the signs of a chest cold: fever, dry or mucus expectorating coughing, feeble voice, speak problems, chest pain, nausea, and anorexia. Acute bronchitis is caused by bronchial inflammation is usually self-limiting. Symptoms can sometimes be impossible to detect because of the constricted contractions of the respiratory system. If not treated in time, acute bronchitis gives complications like chronicisation, asthmatic bronchitis; most dangerous are cases in children, newborns or adults suffering from emphysema.
  • Renunciation to smoking can trigger to the resolution of the disease and overturn the consequences of chronic bronchitis.
  • Patients with acute bronchitis must drink large amounts of fluids to assure hydration and humidification of the mucus.
  • Acute bronchitis is easier to treat than chronic cases but must be in time deled with as it can cause major complications if left untreated.
  • We tried to create as much matter for your understanding when writing on Treating Bronchitis.
  • We do hope that the matter provided here is sufficient to you.

Treating the bronchitis is mainly done by administering drugs to increase the volume of bronchial tubes, to calm coughing; infection is treated by antibiotics but a complete cure would be also giving up smoking. Bronchitis are versatile as they are found in all parts and walks of life. It all depends on the way you take it.

Introduction Bronchitis is a respiratory disease in which the mucous membrane in the lungs bronchial passages becomes inflamed and usually occurs in the setting of an upper respiratory illness and is observed more frequently in the winter months. It may be short-lived (acute) or chronic, meaning that it lasts a long time and often recurs and can have causes other than an infection. Bronchitis can also occur when acids from your stomach consistently back up into your food pipe, a condition known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. Both adults and children can get it. If you are a smoker and come down with the acute form, it will be much harder for you to recover. If you continue smoking, you are increasing your chances of developing the chronic form which is a serious long-term disorder that often requires regular medical treatment. If you suffer from chronic bronchitis, you are at risk for developing cardiovascular problems as well as more serious lung diseases and infections, and you should be monitored by a doctor.

Risk Over time, harmful substances in tobacco smoke can permanently damage the airways, increasing the risk for emphysema, cancer, and other serious lung diseases. People at risk for acute bronchitis include: The elderly, infants, and young children, Smokers, People with heart or lung disease. Passive smoke exposure is a risk factor for chronic bronchitis and asthma in adults. Smoking (even for a brief time) and being around tobacco smoke, chemical fumes, and other air pollutants for long periods of time puts a person at risk for developing the disease. Overall, tobacco smoking accounts for as much as 90% of the risk. Secondhand smoke or environmental tobacco smoke increases the risk of respiratory infections, augments asthma symptoms, and causes a measurable reduction in pulmonary function. Malnutrition increases the risk of upper respiratory tract infections and subsequent acute bronchitis, especially in children and older people. The completion of this article on Chronic Bronchitis was our prerogative since the past one month. However, we completed it within a matter of fifteen days!

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Most People can Treat Their Symptoms At Home
However, if you have severe or persistent symptoms or if you cough up blood,you should see your doctor. The doctor will recommend that you drink lots of fluids, get plenty of rest, and may suggest using an over-the-counter or prescription cough medicine to relieve your symptoms as you recover. If you do not improve, your doctor may prescribe an inhaler to open your airways. If symptoms are severe, the doctor may order a chest x-ray to exclude pneumonia.

Treatment Treatment depending on the symptoms and cause, may include: Antibiotics to treat acute bronchitis that appears to be caused by a bacterial infection or for people who have other lung diseases that put them at a greater risk of lung infections, Bronchodilators, which open up the bronchi, may be used on a short-term basis to open airways and reduce wheezing, Cool-mist humidifiers or steam vaporizers can be helpful for wheezing or shortness of breath. Early recognition and treatment, combined with smoking cessation, significantly improve the chance of a good outcome. With severe bronchitis, your fever may be as high as 101' to 102' F and may last for 3 to 5 days even with antibiotic treatment. However, if influenza is the suspected cause, treatment with an antiviral drug may be helpful.

Symptoms Symptoms lasting up to 90 days are usually classified as acute; symptoms lasting longer, sometimes for months or years, are usually classified as chronic. Signs of Infectious bronchitis generally begins with the symptoms of a common cold: runny nose, sore throat, fatigue, chills, and back and muscle aches. The signs of either type of bronchitis include: Cough that produces mucus; if yellow-green in color, you are more likely to have a bacterial infection, Shortness of breath made worse by exertion or mild activity, Wheezing, Fatigue, Fever -- usually low and Chest discomfort. Additional symptoms include: Frequent respiratory infections (such as colds or the flu), Ankle, feet, and leg swelling, Blue-tinged lips due to low levels of oxygen. This can be considered to be a valuable article on Acute Bronchitis. It is because there is so much to learn about Acute Bronchitis here.

Conclusion Bronchitis is an inflammation of the air passages within the lungs and may be accompanied by signs and symptoms of an upper respiratory infection, including: Soreness and a feeling of constriction or burning in your chest, Sore throat, Congestion, Breathlessness, Wheezing, Slight fever and chills, Overall malaise.
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10-01-2016, 03:28 PM
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Asthmatic Bronchitis - Bronchitis Causes - Ways to Diagnose It
Bronchitis is a common disease that is associated with the respiratory system. It?s typically in conjunction with the common cold or flu and it can affect anyone, no matter the age. If a person' smokes or their immune system is weaker than normal, you have a higher chance of getting chronic bronchitis. In some cases, asthmatic bronchitis is a possibility.
  • When the delicate respiratory organ gets aggravated, mucus is produced excessively to prevent other irritants from entering.
  • When the excess mucus clogs your air passage, it makes it much more difficult to breath.
  • Coughing, wheezing and breathing difficulty are commonplace during the infection.
  • We were actually wondering how to get about to writing about Signs Bronchitis.
  • However once we started writing, the words just seemed to flow continuously!

Peak Flow Meter
Measures the peak expiatory flow rate which is the maximum quantity of air that you force out. * Chest X-Ray - typically offered by the doctor if pneumonia is a possibility. It is with much interest that we got about to write on Bronchitis Treatment. So we do hope that you too read this article with the same, if not more interest!

Bronchitis medical condition acute or chronic. On the acute side, symptoms are extremely bad but normally clear up if a virus is the cause. For chronic bronchitis, milder symptoms are aided but aggravated. Chronic bronchitis does require ongoing treatment for symptoms not to reoccur.

To be thorough, a physician will ask about your medical background including your habits. One of the most common questions asked is if you can walk up the stairs without any difficulty. The physician will listen to your chest and back. This is how the signs of bronchitis are found. Do not judge a book by its cover; so don't just scan through this matter on Bronchitis Treatment. read it thoroughly to judge its value and importance.
  • Is considered that smoking is a serious cause for bronchitis, which leads to other illnesses such as pneumonia.
  • Tobacco substances can and do irritate bronchial tubes.
  • The polluted environment and other pollution exposures can be attributed to chronic bronchitis.
  • Studies are showing second hand smoke is also leading to more cases of chronic bronchitis.
  • A rolling stone gathers no moss.
  • So if I just go on writing, and you don't understand, then it is of no use of me writing about Bronchitis!
  • Whatever written should be understandable by the reader.
  • Those who are commonly getting diagnosed are metal molders, grain handlers, coal miners and other dust-related occupations.
  • These symptoms get worse with those types of jobs.
  • When air pollutants and sulfur dioxide are increased in the atmosphere, the disease can be irritating.
  • It is rather interesting to note that people like reading about Bronchitis if they are presented in an easy and clear way.
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Additional Tests May be Used Ifit Seems Problems are Creeping Up
If an infection is found, cultures will be taken. When treating for bronchitis, there are several factors to look at if bacteria are not the cause. If this is the case, then removal of the obstruction is key. Progress of chronic diseases is reflected in stress used to treat this disease. It is always better to have compositions with as little corrections in it as possible. This is why we have written this composition on Bronchitis Treatment with no corrections for the reader to be more interested in reading it.

Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) determines the amount of carbon dioxide and oxygen in the blood. Checked by drawing blood from an artery, this procedure can be uncomfortable. This is useful if oxygen therapy is advised. Ignorance is bliss, is it? Isn't it better to learn more than not to know about something like Bronchitis Treatment. So we have produced this article so that you can learn more about it!
  • The most accurate way to find out if you have bronchitis is take a Pulmonary Fitness Test or for short PFT.
  • This includes: * Spirometry - a device that measures the air that you inhale and exhale.
  • Air volumes are then measured by how long you can hold your breath. Smile

More people are affected by COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) illnesses. This is often misdiagnosed despite it being so widespread. Exams can misinterpret other diseases such as allergies, asthma and sinusitis. The presentation of an article on Asthmatic Bronchitis plays an important role in getting the reader interested in reading it. This is the reason for this presentation, which has gotten you interested in reading it!

Viruses are the usual culprits behind bronchitis and will usually go away after a few days. Sometimes bacteria can be the attacker and then antibiotics are needed to clear up the body. Writing is something that has to be done when one is in the mood to write. So when we got in the mood to write about Chronic Bronchitis, nothing could stop us from writing!

Listening to the Plants
Nature is Talking to us. The shamans say that plants connect us with nature because they take their nourishment directly from the earth, as well as the sun's rays, the air, and water. They allow us to know and recognize ourselves. A shaman must know this and must love his people to heal them. Here are just a few of the plant healers.
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Piri-Piri, (Cyperaceae)
Native people throughout the Amazon cultivate numerous varieties of medicinal sedges to treat a wide range of health problems, the native peoples for example, use sedge roots to treat headaches, fevers, cramps, dysentery and wounds as well as to ease childbirth. Special sedge varieties are cultivated by Shipiba women to improve their skill weaving and to protect their babies from illness.

Reflections. On reflection plant medicine is totally different than pharmaceutical medication which only affects one whilst it is being taken; these kinds of plant medicines seem to have a permanent effect in some way metaphorical or otherwise altering one's consciousness or "DNA". Paracelus, is still a source of inspiration to all those who work with the healing properties of herbs, and the plants. It would be hopeless trying to get people who are not interested in knowing more about Bronchitis to read articles pertaining to it. Only people interested in Bronchitis will enjoy this article.

Jergon Sacha (Dracontium Peruviuanum)
My first exposure to this plant came about quite accidentally, when one day walking through the rainforest studying the properties of the plants, the maestro Javier queried why I always walked around with a machete. I jokingly replied "it's against anacondas!". He paused in thought for a moment and beckoned for me to follow him, a few minutes later we came across this tall stemmed plant. He proceeded to cut it down and then whip me around the body paying attention to my legs and the soles of my feet.. He then said "no more problems, you are protected against snakes". I asked him why this plant was used in this way, and he indicated the pattern on the stem which looks identical to the snakes in the forest. Later as I started to investigate this plant even more, I discovered some interesting correspondences; this is a plant which is widely used as an antidote against snake bite venom in the Amazon. A lot of imagination is required in writing. People may think that writing on Asthma Bronchitis is very easy; on the contrary, knowledge and imagination has to be merged to create an interesting composition. :o.

The plant's properties on the physical level relate to problems such as, burns, swellings, intestinal parasites , Insect bites and stings, vaginal infections, and bronchitis. It is possible to take the resin which is much stronger but toxic if too much ingested. The resin can be applied directly to the skin.

One of it's qualities is that on a personal psychological level it can boost one's strength. For example it is considered good in countering shyness, and can strengthen one's own sense of personal value and authority. One of it's properties is to help people overcome 'irrational' fears & fearful memories Reading is a habit that has to be cultivated from a small age. Only if one has the habit of reading can one acquire more knowledge on things like Asthma Bronchitis.

Pi'on Colorado Jatropha Gossypifoilio
Has short lived effect after drinking but helps lucid dreaming later on when you go to bed. Can be used as a planta maestra and it is a plant that maestros can take when being during their initiation. Can also take with tobacco. This article has been written with the intention of showing some illumination to the meaning of Bronchitis. This is so that those who don't know much about Bronchitis can learn more about it.

This is Accordance With the 'Doctrine of Signatures' Concept
This doctrine is at the heart of homeopathy, folk medicine, and plant shamanism. The doctrine was revealed by the great alchemist and physician Paracelus who lived in the 16th Century. The underlying principle was that the healing properties of the plant are not only in the outer 'physical' form, but also in their inner or spiritual nature. The Doctrine of Signatures holds that this inner nature can be revealed by it's outer physical form or signatures. This plant is a clear demonstration of the outer form indicating the inner qualities. It's use is directly related to it's physical appearance, the patterns on the tall stem closely resembles the skin patterns of the highly venomous pit viper known as 'Bushmaster' or Jararaca which is indigenous to the Amazon. The length of an article is rather immaterial about its response from people. People are more interested in the matter about Bronchitis, and not length.

Quote:Teresa a Shipiba craftswoman who joins us on our Amazon Retreats, told me that it is customary when the girls are very young for their mothers to squeeze a few drops of the 'piri piri' seed sap into their eyes in order to give their daughters the ability to have visions of the designs that she will make throughout her life.
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