Coughing episodes are extremely common and usually not concerning. However, if they last for more than 8 weeks, you may be suffering from chronic cough. Professor Indranil Chakravorty shares his expertise on this topic.
Have you been wondering how COVID-19 impacts the lungs? We spoke with Dr Grace Robinson, who is a leading specialist in pulmonology and respiratory medicine, to discuss how the novel coronavirus can impact the respiratory system. Find out the answers to your FAQs regarding COVID-19 and lung complications in this latest article.
With COVID-19 coughing has become more of a concern than ever before. A persistent cough can severely affect quality of life. We recently spoke with Dr Bryan Sheinman,who is a consultant chest physician, to discuss what this symptom can indicate and what the treatment options are. Find out the answers to your FAQs regarding coughing in this latest article.
COVID-19, allergies, lung cancer—coughs are caused by a variety of conditions. Do you know what the different characteristics of a cough are and when you should see a doctor regarding this symptom? One of the UK's leading pulmonologists, Mr Farid Bazari spoke with us to discuss its causes, characteristics and when to seek treatment, in this latest article.
As the UK is in the midst of the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, we spoke to one of our leading respiratory physicians Dr Syed A Husain who has been involved in frontline work for covid-infected patients. We spoke to him back in March 2020 but almost one year on, he shares with us what doctors know now, from symptoms to survival rates of the virus.
The number of people in the UK with bronchiectasis is increasing. So, we spoke to Dr John Chinegwundoh, a respiratory physician in London, to find out what is causing it, how it is different to other conditions such as bronchitis and COPD, and how COVID-19 is affecting treatment at the moment.
While most coughs can take up to four weeks to clear up completely, there are some that can linger for longer and become chronic - indicating something more serious is going on. Dr Grace Robinson, a leading specialist in pulmonology and respiratory medicine in Reading, explains more about chronic coughs and when you should see a doctor.
If you have been diagnosed with bronchiectasis, you might be wondering what the long term outlook is when living with the condition. The good news is that if you adhere to your management plan with your doctor, the condition is completely controllable and shouldn't have a significant impact on your living. One of our expert pulmonologists Dr James Ramsay explains more.
If you feel like you have been coughing for weeks and it's not getting any better, it could be that you're suffering from a chronic cough. There are many possible causes behind persistent coughing, so we asked one of our expert respiratory consultants about the condition and when it might be time to visit your doctor.