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The respiratory tract is a complex of organs providing the human body with oxygen. This process is called gas exchange.
What is respiratory insufficiency?
A pathological condition of an organism characterized by an interfered gas exchange in lungs is called respiratory insufficiency. As a result of this dysfunction the oxygen level in blood considerably decreases and the carbon dioxide level increases. The hypoxia or oxygen deficiency develops in organs (also in the brain and heart) because of insufficient oxygen influx to tissues. (more…)
How to become a respiratory therapist?
A graduate of a medical college can work as a respiratory therapist if he was majoring in pulmonology. To obtain a degree of the respiratory therapist or the pulmonologist one needs to graduate from medical schools with the specialties "General Practice", "Pediatrics", "Therapy" or "Phthisiology." (more…)
How is asthma diagnosed?
When we see a person having heavy heath, short wind or with cough with the whistling rattles, first of all we think of whether this person is infectious. Some people think that this person has bronchial asthma - a chronic disease of respiratory organs. Basic cause of asthma is inflammation in the respiratory system. Bronchospasms are the reason of asthma attacks. (more…)
How does asthma affect the respiratory system?
Bronchial asthma is an ailment that affects the respiratory system, which is the system used by human to breath . This ailment is characterized by a chronic course of inflammatory process, as a result of which the walls of the bronchi thicken and prevent normal breathing. This disease is serious because respiratory embarrassment accompanies the patient with bronchial asthma and can lead to
What happens during an asthma attack?
An asthma attack in our age of stress full of allergens has become a frequent disease of breathing organs. This disease manifests itself in the form of periodic attacks of shortness of breath or violent cough, which sometimes develop? into choking fits (it is condition when a person can not breathe). (more…)
How to cure asthma?
Bronchial asthma is a chronic disorder of the human respiratory system. It is manifested by attacks of suffocation congestion of sputum. All this significantly impairs the quality of life of a person suffering from this disease, affecting the functioning of many organs and systems. (more…)