Breathing Exercise

Pneumonia Symptoms

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An (pneumococcal) infection in the air sacs of the lungs, either in one or both, caused by bacteria, viruses, or fungus, is known as pneumonia. Alveoli, the air sacs in the lungs, become inflamed as a result of the infection. It becomes harder to breathe because the alveoli are filled with fluid or pus. Pneumonia, whether viral or bacterial, is contagious. This means they can transmit from person to person via a sneeze or cough. You can potentially contract various types of pneumonia by getting in contact with polluted surfaces or objects.  Another type of pneumonia is fungal pneumonia, which...

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Panic Attack vs. Anxiety Attack: Know The Difference

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The terms "anxiety attack" and "panic attack" may be used interchangeably, as though they mean the same thing. Both panic and anxiety attack, they can absolutely make you feel numb and helpless at times.  Contrary to popular belief, panic and anxiety have distinct characteristics. Stress-induced symptoms resulting in physical and mental symptoms, such as racing heartbeat, sweaty palms, and dizziness are all signs of an overactive sympathetic nervous system (CNS).  When it comes to the cause of an attack, there are distinctions to notice and pay attention to.  Difference between anxiety and panic attack Recognizing the differences between panic and...

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How to Clear Mucus From Your Lungs and Throat

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You may think that clearing out mucus from your throat is actually highly recommended even when you think it is kind of embarrassing, especially if you’re in public. However, to avoid secondary infections, such as bronchitis or pneumonia, keep in mind that if mucus builds up, it can become infected with bacteria.  When it comes to coughing up clear frothy mucus, you don't have to feel embarrassed as it is normal bodily fluids. Mucus serves as a protective layer over our cells, catching particles such as dust, pollen, or bacteria.  Mucus also contains antibodies that help develop immunity and fight...

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Postpartum exercise: Treating the Diastasis Recti

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Pregnancy can cause changes in body shapes especially there will be significant changes in the abdominal part. Most pregnant women must experience this unpleasant changes and mostly complain about their saggy belly after giving birth. This problem could be caused by Diastasis Recti.  Diastasis recti is a condition where your midline abdominal muscle or known as the ‘six-pack’ muscle is partially or completely separate. One research shows that around 60% of pregnant women experience diastasis recti during their pregnancy and or postpartum. However, it apparently happens not only to pregnant women, but this could affect men who did wrong moves...

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5 Signs You Need to Take Shortness of Breath Seriously

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At some point in your life, you may experience breathing difficulties, such as shortness of breath or commonly known as dyspnea. Shortness of breath is a condition where breathing becomes a difficult thing to do because you cannot fully inhale air into your lungs--which can be caused by heart or lung problems. Temporary shortness of breath may also often occur when you have been physically active. Unlike temporary shortness of breath, sudden shortness of breath can be such a worry when you are not certain what is the cause of it. This condition requires immediate attention and help immediately.  Emergency...

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