All you need to know about Sinusitis


Sinusitis is a swelling or inflammation of the tissue-lining in the sinuses. Generally sinuses that are healthy, are filled with air. However, they can become filled or blocked with fluid. Inside these sinuses pathogens can fester and cause infections. What can cause a sinus blockage? Sinusitis can be of many types and vary from acute to a …


Do you know much about lung cancer?

lung cancer

Lung cancer causes about 27 percent of all the cancer-related deaths, according to International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC). A significant increase in lung cancer cases was seen in the last four years. Lung cancer This type of cancer is the most common type of cancer and has been in the media …


The bane of lungs — COPD

COPD day

We all know that smoking is bad for the lungs. It can cause lung cancer. However, did you know that it can also be a major cause of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)? It is a non–infectious disease that affects the lungs and can chronically affect health. It has reached epidemic proportions in India. Around …


Is your Sneezing Problem due to Allergic Rhinitis?

allergic rhinitis

Sneezing constantly? You might have allergic rhinitis. What is that? Allergies can be rather annoying. Especially if you’re not sure what exactly you are allergic to. Sometimes everything from pollen and dust to cobwebs, fungus and skin flakes can cause allergic reactions. Anything that can cause an allergy is known as an allergen.  When an …


What can be done with Sinus Headaches?

sinus headaches

If you have ever felt your head laden with weight, especially while fighting a cold, you’re probably familiar with the unbearable pain of sinusitis. You may be equally aware of how recurrent and stubborn the condition can be. Today, let’s explore the various ways that can help make the aches and blocks a rarity. What …


Bronchitis Treatment and Home Remedies

Bronchitis Treatment

Acute bronchitis is usually diagnosed by the doctor, on the basis of your clinical symptoms and a physical examination. If you have acute bronchitis, the doctor can usually hear a rattling sound in the airways of your lungs, using a stethoscope. In the case of chronic bronchitis, the doctor will need to take a chest …


What You Should Know About Bronchitis


Bronchitis is a respiratory disorder. It occurs when the mucous membrane in the bronchial passage of the lungs becomes inflamed. The inflammation is caused as the irritated membrane grows thicker and swells up. Irritation results in recurrent coughing accompanied by breathlessness and phlegm. Some people may have asthmatic bronchitis, during which the lining of the …


Stop Nosebleeds in the Summer

Summer Nosebleeds

There can be several reasons for a nosebleed, like physical trauma, irritation or dryness due to the summer heat. As temperatures are high during this season, nose bleeds can be a common problem. Follow these simple steps to prevent a disturbing episode of a nose bleed. Protect your nasal cavity The inside of your nose …


5 Tips to Cut Pet Allergies

Pet Allergies

Pets can be cherished additions to the home, but for people with pet allergies, it could become a nightmare. Pets shed dander, a combination of dead skin and fur, which can catalyse allergic reactions if you’re particularly sensitive to these allergens. Here are some tips on how to reduce allergens in your home: Outdoor Kennels …


How To Stop Your Partner From Snoring?


No matter how much in love you maybe with your partner, snoring can take a toll on your relationship. Snoring is caused by an obstruction in the nasal airway, which is between the nose and lungs. According to the National Sleep Foundation in the US, men snore nearly twice as much as women, every night. Sleeping partners …