Category Archives: Respiratory Disease

What is the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease? Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

The chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also known as COPD, is a chronic disease that affects the lungs and the ability to breath. This condition can be life-threatening. The pathophysiology of COPD This disease starts with the damage to the airways and continues down to the lungs. You will begin displaying signs such a cough with mucus, and the… Read More »

Pneumoconiosis: Description, Categorization, Causes, Tests, Treatment, Prognosis, Possible Complications and Prevention

It is one of the most dangerous diseases of this generation, and it’s an industrial disease, we call it by this name because it is a result of industry work. When someone exposes himself to the mineral dust or other particles, it gradually creates a lot of problems in the lungs. It is a lung disease that results… Read More »

Pathophysiology of Asthma: Causes, Effects, Prevalence and Risk Factors, Functional Diagnosis and Control

Asthma is a complex inflammatory respiratory disease caused by many inflammatory cells and mediators. It refers to chronic inflammatory disease of the respiratory tract. The pathogenesis of asthma involves various cells and mediators of inflammation, conditioned in part by genetic factors and with bronchial hyperresponsiveness and an entirely or partially reversible airflow obstruction, and either by a drug… Read More »

Restrictive Lung Disease: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Restrictive Lung Disease is a kind of respiratory disease that restricts the expansion of the lungs, causing reduced ventilation of oxygen in the lungs. This causes trouble to breathe easily, with other symptoms like suffocation or shortness of breath. Overview Some experts reduced Restrictive Lung Disease is to two categories: Intrinsic Lung Diseases (which affects the insides of the… Read More »