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FAQs on Bronchiectasis

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).

The cognitive impact of COVID-19

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.

How should a persistent cough be managed?

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.

Coughing: what might it be a sign of?

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.

COVID-19: expert advice for patients during the third wave of the pandemic

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.

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