Bronchitis is inflammation of the bronchial tubes. These are the airways that carry air into your lungs. When these tubes get infected, they swell. Mucus (thick fluid) forms inside them. This narrows the airways, making it harder for you to breathe.
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Suffering from arthritis aches and pains? Try these foods, exercises, and home remedies that bring on pain relief naturally.
Allergies don’t just cause children to sneeze and wheeze. They can also show up on your child’s skin. A reaction may come in one of several forms.
There are two kinds of bronchitis: acute and chronic. While the causes of both are different, the symptoms for both are similar: a cough, fatigue, shortness of breath, chest discomfort, and production of mucus. Acute bronchitis is caused by the viruses that cause colds and flu. Though bacteria may also cause acute bronchitis, antibiotics should never be prescribed; acute bronchitis usually lasts for a week to ten days and clears up on its own.
People with insomnia tend to have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep throughout the night, or they wake up too early in the morning. There are ways to help with each of these patterns:
A subungual hematoma is a collection of blood in the space between the nail bed and fingernail due to direct injury to the fingernail. The pressure generated by this collection of blood under the nail causes intense pain.
Even if you avoid your triggers and practice healthy habits, you may still experience migraines. Here are some home remedies that might bring relief.
Your heart is the center of your cardiovascular system, and it is vitally responsible for just about everything that gives your body life -- ranging from the transportation of oxygen to the success of your immune system. However, the foods you eat and the amount of activity you choose to take part in can dramatically affect the overall health of your heart and the many other tissues that make up your cardiovascular system.
Finger dislocation is a common, serious injury. It occurs when the bones of the finger are moved (dislocated) from their normal anatomic position. Finger dislocation can occur in any of the joints of any finger, but it occurs most often in the middle knuckle of the little (pinky), ring, middle, or index finger. A break in the bone (fracture) may accompany these dislocations, but they frequently happen without any breaks.
Shakira's song "Hips Don't Lie" is true—especially when our hips are in pain. Without giving much thought to them, we use our hips every day—when we walk, stand, sit and workout. In fact, there are few times when we are not using our hips. Every time we rotate or move our trunk or feet in any way, our hips are involved.