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Insights and Advice for Better Lung and Sleep Health

Do you know how important optimum respiratory and sleep health is important for your routine life? Read out blogs to know more
about how these physiological functions render you capable of performing at your very best.

January 29, 2024

How to fix a Collapsed Lung (pneumothorax)?

Collapsed lung, or pneumothorax, is a severe condition requiring immediate medical attention. However, this blog aims to provide essential information about totally or partially collapsed lungs, emphasizing the importance of…
January 19, 2024

What Is Peribronchial Cuffing?

Introduction The intricate network of the respiratory system, with its delicate balance and finely tuned mechanisms, is essential for sustaining human life. However, this system can exhibit various signs and…
January 12, 2024

Understanding Multifocal Pneumonia: Symptoms And Causes

Multifocal pneumonia is a respiratory infection that manifests in multiple areas within either one or both lungs. While viruses, bacteria, or fungi can be responsible for it, viral infections are…
December 26, 2023

How is Cystic Fibrosis Tested?

INTRODUCTION: Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a challenging genetic condition predominantly affecting the respiratory and digestive systems. As medical professionals and researchers delve deeper into understanding this condition's intricacies, the pressing…
mixed-hyperlipidemiaInternal Medicine
December 26, 2023

Mixed Hyperlipidemia: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment.

So, having high blood fat levels, known as hyperlipidemia, can increase the risk of heart problems. However, Now, there's this specific type called mixed hyperlipidemia, and it's a bit trickier than…
somniphobiaSleep Medicine
December 22, 2023

Somniphobia (Fear of sleep): Symptoms, causes, treatment, and more

Introduction: Phobias, where fears manifest in various forms. One lesser-known but profoundly impactful fear is somniphobia – the fear of sleep. While sleep is a natural and essential part of…
CatathreniaSleep Medicine
November 24, 2023

Catathrenia(Nocturnal Groaning): The Enigmatic Nighttime Breathing Disorder 

Introduction Sleep disturbances remain hidden from view, impacting people in ways that are not readily apparent to the eye. However, one such mystery is Catathrenia, a respiratory disorder that occurs…
diabetic-diarrheaInternal Medicine
November 24, 2023

Understanding Diabetic Diarrhea: Causes, Symptoms, and Care

Did you know that diabetes has the potential to impact various aspects of your digestive system? When our blood sugar levels remain elevated chronically, it may manifest various conditions, including…
waking-up-with-headachesInternal Medicine
November 24, 2023

Why Am I Waking Up With Headaches In The Morning? 

Introduction Headaches often cloud the promise of a fresh day when they arise. Many people need help with this confusing and annoying experience. Morning headaches can have a variety of…
can-stress-cause -high-cholesterolInternal Medicine
October 24, 2023

Can Stress Cause High Cholesterol?

INTRODUCTION: The question frequently arises in the context of contemporary health issues: can stress cause high cholesterol? This seemingly straightforward query digs into a complicated web of interrelated elements that…
apnea-vs-hypopneaSleep Medicine
October 24, 2023

Understanding Sleep Apnea vs Hypopnea: A Comprehensive Guide

Understanding sleep apnea vs hypopnea is very important for your health and well-being. Many people experience these sleep-related breathing problems, but they often don't receive enough attention. Hypopnea vs apnea,…
ondines-curseSleep Medicine
October 19, 2023

Ondine’s Curse – An Overview

Ondine's curse, a rare genetic condition, causes significant breathing problems that can even be life-threatening. Additionally, this blog will discuss this condition, its reasons, and how to treat it successfully.…
paroxysmal-nocturnal-dyspneaSleep Medicine
September 22, 2023

Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea-An Overview 

Regarding sleep disorders, the disease "Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea" (PND) is a terrifying condition. This blog aims to give a complete picture of PND disease, including its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment,…
nocturnal-hypoxemiaSleep Medicine
September 15, 2023

Nocturnal Hypoxemia: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment 

Introduction to Nocturnal Hypoxemia Sleep is often seen as a time of rest and rejuvenation for our bodies. But for some, it can be a period of silent, unrecognized suffering.…
chronic-catarrhInternal Medicine
August 21, 2023

What Is Chronic Catarrh and How to Get Rid of It

What is Chronic Catarrh? Chronic Catarrh refers to the accumulation of mucus in the back of the nose, throat, or lungs. It is usually temporary and caused by a cold…
August 11, 2023

Asthmatic Bronchitis: When Asthma Leads to Bronchitis 

Overview Only two symptoms, coughing, and shallow breathing, can make you aware of each breath you take. These symptoms can also make you drained and sick which leads to daily…
how-long-does-it-take-to-lower-cholesterolInternal Medicine
July 19, 2023

How long does it take to lower cholesterol? 

Ensuring optimal cholesterol levels is vital for wellness and minimizing the chances of developing cardiovascular conditions. If you've become aware of your cholesterol levels or received advice to lower them,…
what-is-an-internistInternal Medicine
July 10, 2023

What is an Internist?

So you went to a doctor for a stomach ache and heard the term "internist"? Hence, you wonder what is an internist.  Well, worry not! Today, we're diving deep into…
chronic-pharyngitisInternal Medicine
June 20, 2023

Chronic Pharyngitis (Persistent Sore Throat) – An Overview 

Chronic pharyngitis is the persistent sore throat symptoms that can last several weeks or recur frequently. This condition typically persists for more than three months. Furthermore, If you go to…
sinus-infection-contagiousInternal Medicine
June 20, 2023

Is Sinus Infection Contagious: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment 

If you have ever experienced the unpleasant sensation of a sinus infection, you are not alone. Approximately 1 in 7 Americans report having had sinusitis in an average year. Sinuses…
June 9, 2023

Pulmonary Angiography -An Overview 

Introduction   People often confuse the terms Pulmonary Angiography(PA) and pulmonary angiogram. Although used interchangeably, these two terms are very different in their meaning.   PA refers to the important diagnostic procedure…
May 12, 2023

Bronchiectasis Treatment, Causes, Symptoms & Prevention

Are you suffering from frequent infections, persistent cough, and difficulty removing mucus? Then you might have a condition called bronchiectasis. We will discuss it further to give you an understanding…
May 5, 2023

Bronchitis vs Pneumonia: What Are the Differences?

Introduction You have taken cold drinks or ice cream at night and get a common cold or flu. It can be detected instantly by a scratch at the back of…
April 18, 2023

Everything You Need to Know About Pulmonary Fibrosis Treatment and Stages

Are you experiencing respiratory disturbances? Is it causing you great concern? Well, then, worry no more because we are here to ease your difficulties. In this informative blog, we will…
April 7, 2023

Lung Abscess: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment.

Do you feel difficulty in breathing; and are not able to spit the cough? Well, you might be suffering from a lung abscess.  So, what is a lung abscess? Lung…
March 31, 2023

Necrotizing Pneumonia: Uncovering the Hidden Danger

Necrotizing Pneumonia or necrotizing cavitary pneumonia is a rare bacterial lung infection. It is a severe condition caused by tissue death due to a lack of oxygen. Furthermore, in necrotizing…
March 21, 2023

Mycobacterium Avium Complex Lung Disease – Everything You Need To Know!

What is a MAC Infection? Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) is pervasive in our surroundings. Since it is present in food, water, and soil, it enters the body when a person…
Bronchitis ContagiousHealth
March 17, 2023

Is Bronchitis Contagious? 9 Ways to Not Spread It

The COVID-19 pandemic had everyone running for hand sanitizers if someone sneezed or coughed. Today even when the pandemic is under control, the fear of the virus lingers. Bronchitis is…
Narcolepsy VS HypersomniaHealth
March 10, 2023

Narcolepsy VS Hypersomnia: In-depth

Narcolepsy and Idiopathic Hypersomnia are both disorders that make it difficult to stay awake during the day. Both of these are characterized by Hypersomnolescence. Hypersomnolescence is a condition in which…
sudden excessive sleepiness in elderlyHealth
February 9, 2023

Sleep and Aging – How many zzz’s do elderly people need on average?

Sudden Excessive Sleepiness in Elderly - Sleep difficulties are one of the multiple health issues associated with aging. In reality, inadequate sleep can exacerbate many of these issues and reduce…
Pediatric PulmonologistHealth
December 22, 2022

Pediatric Pulmonologist – All You Need To Know

Getting the required medical expertise is crucial if a parent worries about their child's respiratory health and thinks they have a chronic lung condition. A pediatric pulmonologist should be consulted…
Expiratory Reserve Volume (ERV)Health
December 2, 2022

Expiratory Reserve Volume – An Overview

Suppose you ask a doctor to define expiratory reserve volume (ERV). In that case, they might go along these lines. "The lungs expel the extra amount of air which is…
Pulmonary Vascular CongestionHealth
November 29, 2022

Pulmonary Vascular Congestion – An Overview

What is Mild Pulmonary Vascular Congestion? The enlargement of pulmonary blood vessels is called mild pulmonary vascular congestion or lung congestion. This condition is triggered when alveoli get filled with…
Hyperinflated LungsHealth
November 23, 2022

What is Hyperinflated Lungs and How to Manage it?

Hyperinflated lungs refer to a medical condition where the lungs are expanded beyond their usual size due to trapped air. Various internal systemic factors can reduce the ability of the…
November 18, 2022

Everything You Need to Know About Saddle Pulmonary Embolism

Saddle pulmonary embolism happens when a relatively large blood clot lodges inside or "saddles" the main pulmonary artery at its point of division, where it divides into the left and…
Atelectasis vs PneumothoraxHealthPulmonology
November 14, 2022

Atelectasis vs Pneumothorax: How Do You Cure a Collapsed Lung?

A collapsed lung is a medical condition that appears when air leaks out of the lung. The leaking air then fills in the space outside the lung. The space that…
poc glucose testingHealth
October 11, 2022

POC glucose – What is POC glucose testing?

All of us have seen someone prick their finger to determine their blood glucose levels through a portable glucometer while we may not understand, the small instrument is of great…
Psychophysiological InsomniaHealth
September 8, 2022

Psychophysiological Insomnia: Everything You Need to Know!

Insomnia is perhaps, one of the most common sleep disorders known to us. It is known to affect up to 70 million Americans yearly, while its symptoms are experienced by…
Neuromuscular DisordersHealth
March 22, 2022

All the Neuromuscular Disorders That Affect Breathing

Neuromuscular disorders (NMDs) refer to a diverse group of neurologic diseases that impairs the motor nerves, neuromuscular joints, and muscles. While there are various kinds of neuromuscular disorders, each influences…
pulmonary and sleep medicineHealth
March 22, 2022

Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine: How Are They Related?

The most anticipated activity at the end of a long, tiring day is falling asleep. However, as blissful as it sounds to most of us, a significant percentage of Americans…
sleep disorders treatmentHealth
March 22, 2022

Which Doctor Would Help Treat My Sleep Disorders?

Humans are advised to sleep for at least 7-9 hours each night, but let's face it, it's impractical for many. From struggling to falling asleep to maintaining a full-night slumber,…
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