Many people think that Asthma cannot be completely treated which is wrong. If proper treatment is taken then Asthma can be easily managed. It needs understanding of triggers and proper medication alongwith bit of care.
All the dust and smoke that we are forced to inhale due to high levels of air pollution in India are removed from the respiratory system due to coughing. So in a way cough is good for lungs but long cough needs attention
People are still living in post covid syndrome. Every cough or viral illness reminds them of the covid infection and the fear factor is very high.This is highly unlikely for people to have symptoms 10-12 months after the infection.
Pranayam is a great exercise for your lungs. So is brisk walk. While walk is a whole body exercise which takes care of all your body muscles including the lungs, pranayam is good only for the lungs.
Attendants of many patients admitted in the ICU are hesitant to allow the patient to be put on a ventilator. Ventilator is one of the most important life saving device in the ICU which helps the patient to breathe.
Bronchoscopy is one of the best diagnostic tool for the diagnosis of the Lung diseases which can't be diagnosed through X Ray or CT. Images of the lungs can be seen on the monitor and lung biopsy can be taken through an attachment.
EBUS or Endobronchial Ultrasound is a very expensive medical equipment and is available at very few good pulmonology hospitals.EBUS is the most advanced invasive diagnostic tools and are also helpful in taking lung biopsy
Smoking causes severe damage to the respiratory and overall health. Smoking causes Lung Cancer, Heart Disease and several other life threatening diseases. Quitting smoking can reverse the damage caused to the health.
Upper Respiratory Problems are quite common and manifest themselves in the form of cold and cough. These can be quite easily managed at home through several home remedies like taking steam and eating honey with pepper.
Asthma is an allergic disease and can be treated successfully in most of the patients. Dr. Kuldeep Kumar, Pulmonologist is talking about the causes and the treatments available for permanent cure of this highly debilitating disease.
We have developed the most advanced Pulmonology department at CK Birla Hospital which is fully equipped to take care of all kinds of Pulmonary conditions.
We have the most advanced Intensive Care Unit equipped with the latest Ventilators, Monitors and other Life Saving Equipments. Our services run round the clock so that we are there when you need us the most.
Dr Kuldeep Kumar
Chief Pulmonologist and Critical Care Specialist
CK Birla Hospital, Gurgaon