If you're experiencing a chronic cough, the symptoms can be incredibly frustrating. If you can find the underlying cause, you may be able to clear it up quicker than you think. Here to offer expert advice on finding out what could be the issue, is leading respiratory expert Dr Neal Navani. Read on to find out more.
In most cases, a cough is a simple reflex from the body to remove mucus, smoke or irritants from the airway. In some instances, however, certain types of coughs may indicate a more serious underlying condition and be a reason for concern. Professor Suveer Singh, award-winning respiratory, sleep and critical care consultant, provides an expert insight into the different types of coughs and how they are identified.
In our latest article, highly revered respiratory, sleep, and critical care consultant, Professor Suveer Singh, details the most common risk factors typically associated with asthma, and explains how the respiratory affecting condition can be treated.
In the second part of a two part series on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), esteemed consultant pulmonologist Professor Indranil Chakravorty explains the stages and prognosis of COPD. The Hitchin-based consultant also discusses treatments available to patients.
In the first of a two-part series on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), esteemed Hitchin-based consultant pulmonologist, Professor Indranil Chakravorty explains what COPD is, what causes it, and how it affects the respiratory system as well as the rest of the body.
Currently, the connection between SARS-CoV-2 and asthma remains largely unclear. However, existing knowledge about the connection between respiratory viruses and the progress of asthma, suggests that COVID-19 can be a trigger for signficiant outcomes. Here to provide an expert insight into this complex topic is Dr Sandip Banerjee, esteemed respiratory and sleep physician with significant experience on COVID-19 treatment.
In our latest article, consultant pulmonologist, Dr Bryan Sheinman, describes what exactly chronic bronchitis is, what the primary causes are, how it is treated and diagnosed, and reveals whether or not chronic bronchitis can be cured.
Bronchiectasis is a fairly common chronic lung condition. Its common causes include pneumonia, non-tuberculosis mycobacterium, and tuberculosis. We decided to get in contact with Dr Grace Robinson who is an expert in bronchiectasis, to find out who is most affected by it, what the symptoms are, how flare ups are managed and whether it is dangerous (we also found out the life expectancy for someone with this condition).
Coronavirus can cause symptoms that can last for months after being initially infected. We decided to speak with Dr Dennis Chan, a highly regarded neurologist who has researched into these long term effects of COVID-19. In this article, we discuss the virus' impact on cognitive function, why it can affect it and in what ways. We also look into ways that cognitive problems due to coronavirus can be treated.
Immunodeficiency occurs when the immune system suffers impairment and, as a result, cannot function properly. In our latest article, we spoke with esteemed pulmonologist, Dr Ricardo Jose, to learn more about this immune-system-threatening condition.