Asthma is a chronic disease that affects 20 million people’s abilities to breathe in the United States alone. (Sheen, 8.) Asthma is known as the ‘silent tsunami’ in places like China where uncontrolled asthma contributes to ten percent of deaths from ages five to thirty-four. (Sheen, 10.) Asthma affects so many people’s lives, and I know personally I used to think of it as something so many people have, but never really looked into how detrimental it can be.
I.INTRODUCTION Asthma is a chronic disease of the lungs which affects the pathways where the air travels through the lungs. Asthmatic refers to the people who suffer from this condition whether it may be recurrent or long-lasting. Asthma causes recurring periods of wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath and coughing. The coughing occurs at night and early in the morning. Asthma came from the Greek verb "aazein" which means "panting and exhaling with the open mouth."
What You Need To Know About Panic Attack We all know about anxiety, which is an emotional pain due to constant fear or worry. When the anxiety is at a very high level the stage is known as panic attack. Panic attacks were previously thought as nerves or stress but they are now recognized as a real medical condition. Although panic attacks can considerably affect your quality of life, treatment can be very effective. People who have had one panic attack are at greater risk for having more panic attacks than those who have never had a panic attack.
INTRODUCTION: Pulmonary diseases are increasingly important causes of morbidity and mortality in the modern world. The COPD is the most common chronic lung diseases, and are a major cause of lung-related death and disability.1 Pulmonary rehabilitation has emerged as a recommended standard of care for patients with chronic lung disease based on a growing body of scientific evidence.There is growing evidence that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has systemic consequences, including a syndrome of skeletal muscle dysfunction.1Exercise training has long been advocated as a useful rehabilitative strategy for this patient population.8 More recently, high-frequency neuromuscular electrical stimulation (hf-NMES) has been successfully used
Management of Allergic Rhinitis – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment! According to the World Health Organization (WHO) report, it is anticipated that nearly 334 million people across the globe suffer from asthma. Even more people are assumed to be affected by the allergic rhinitis. In the last few years, these conditions have increasingly affected the Southeast Asian countries. In this light, Dr. Chao Siew Shuen, Consultant Ear Nose & Throat at Gleneagles Medical Centre, shares information on how to management allergic rhinitis and recommends the treatment of this widespread medical condition.
 The Gulf War and the economic sanctionsthat followed the war caused increase in mortality among Iraqi children. This was mainly due to an increase in infectious diseases and decreased availability of medical care, food, and safe  On the other hand, Iraq has been opened to all aspects of westernization and globalization after the coalition invasion, which
Allergic conjunctivitis Description Allergic conjunctivitis is inflammation of the conjunctiva caused due to allergy. It is mainly caused by air borne allergy contacting the eye. Specific IgE causes local mast cell degranulation and the release of chemical mediators including histamines, eosinophil, chemo- tactic factors and platelet activating factors that lead to inflammation. Allergic conjunctivitis occurs more frequently among those with allergic conditions, with the symptoms having a seasonal correlation. It is a frequent condition affecting 20% of the population annually worldwide.
INTRODUCTION Psoriasis is an ancient and universal inflammatory, autoimmune, polygenic (Shai et al, 2002) and chronic skin disease that is characterised by scaly, sharply demarcated red, dry patches and indurated plaques. Patches most often occur on the elbows, knees and lower back. They may also be seen on the upper pelvic bone area, bottom of the feet, calves and thighs, genital areas and Palms of the hands. Psoriasis can develop at any age, but a bimodal distribution of the age of onset is characteristic. The majority of cases, approximately 75%, present before the age of 40 years, with a peak at 20–30 years old.
This is a question quite a few people ask themselves at one point or another in their lives. So firstly we need to know what depression is. About Depression Warning Signs Like many other chronic ailments, there are a wide riotously of factors that can cause depression. Depression is characterised by the presence of several symptoms out of a long potential list. Depression affects people of all ages, races, and nationalities and according to the World Health Organisation is actually the most expensive disease
Millions of people have faced with living-and-death issue due to constant use of contaminated water. Polluted water source causes the deleterious impact on the community. The common consequence is the rising rate of people at higher risk of acute and chronic diseases relating to water pollution such as dermatitis, digestive diseases, diarrhea, and cancer has risen. In several regions, patients diagnosed with cancer, gynecologic infections account for 40-50% of cases, due to polluted water sources. Polluted water and poor sanitation claim the lives of about 9,000 people per year in Vietnam, according to the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.