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Nasal Polyps

Table of ContentsOverviewKey FactsSymptomsDiagnosisCausesPreventionTypical TreatmentsConclusion Overview Nasal polyps are soft growths formed from the mucous membranes lining the nasal passages and paranasal sinuses (air-filled spaces connected to the nasal cavity). They are noncancerous and lack nerve sensation (painless). The nasal mucosa (mucous membrane of the nose) is a…
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How To Manage Asthma During Harmattan

Do you have trouble breathing and feel tightness in the chest that also interferes with your ability to get a good night’s sleep? Do you hear a musical sound while breathing? Doctors call this wheezing, and it is a common sign while diagnosing any respiratory disorder. One such respiratory disorder may be asthma, affecting anyone, especially children. It is of different types depending on…
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Asthma In Children: Symptoms And How To Manage Episodes

Asthma is a common illness caused by the shrinking or narrowing of the small air passages in the lungs. The shrinking occurs when air passages become inflamed and swollen, causing the production of more mucus. Furthermore, the muscle bands surrounding the air passages become constrained, making it more difficult for air to get in and out of the lungs (particularly out), causing cough, breathing…
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World Asthma Day: Lifestyle Tips To Manage Asthma

Breathing is seen as a primary activity, and we often pay no mind to it. However, some people have trouble doing it sometimes. Breathing difficulties can prevent air from quickly getting into a person’s lungs. Some of these difficulties are triggered by an underlying factor, like a cold, an anxiety attack and obesity. Sometimes it is a chronic condition like asthma. Asthma is a condition that…
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