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My son makes a grunting sound while sleeping. Should I get it checked by a specialist?

My son is 1 year old and makes a grunting sound while sleeping. My regular pediatrician says its nothing to be worried. Should I bring him to a specialist?

Can physical therapy help in lung rehabilitation?

My father had COPD and has just been discharged from the hospital. Due to his long stay his body is weak and movement is restricted. Can physical therapy help in his body and...

What are the risks of a tracheostomy?

My father will need long-term ventilation and the doctors have advised a tracheostomy. What are the risks involved?

Is there any way acupuncture can help treat asthma?

Ever since I delivered my baby, I have been suffering from asthma. I do take medication for it but I am also looking into other therapies that could help. Can acupuncture help...

Is combination therapy recommended for COPD?

Is combination drug therapy recommended for COPD? What are the benefits of such a line of treatment?

My daughter is suffering from COPD. Is it a lifelong disease?

My daughter has just been diagnosed with COPD from smoking, due to which she often has breathing trouble. She is quitting smoking, but is COPD a lifelong condition?

If I don’t smoke, can I still get tuberculosis?

If tuberculosis is a lung disease, am I at less of a risk if I don't smoke? How does that work?

When does a cough become serious?

My brother's daughter has been diagnosed with bronchopneumonia after a having a cold and a cough. My son keeps getting cough frequently. When does it get worrisome?

I have been a chain smoker for 20 years and I have recently quit. How can I prevent lung diseases?

I am 34 years old and I was a chain smoker for 14 years and I had recently quit. While I understand there is damage done already, how can I prevent my lungs from deteriorating...

My son had a severe pneumonia when he was 2 years old. How often should I get his lungs screened?

My son was 2 years old when he had a severe bout of pneumonia. His lungs were quite weakened by the virus. How often should I get a screening done for his lungs to ensure everything...

My son had pneumonia a few weeks. Can I put him on homeopathic treatment to have his lungs to recover faster?

My son was suffering from pneumonia a few weeks back, and I still feel like he's breathing heavily. Will homeopathic treatments help his lungs to recover faster from this infection?...

Can my CPAP machine aggravate my sinus infection?

I use a home CPAP machine to deal with sleep apnea. I have a bad sinus infection. Can the CPAP aggravate my infection? What precautions should I take?

How long does childhood asthma last?

My son is 5 years old and has asthma. The doctor says in most cases with age, asthma gets better. How long does it usually last?

Will my rheumatic disease also weaken my lung muscles?

I am suffering from a rheumatic disorder that causes pain in my muscles and joints. I recently find my breathing heavy as well. Could the rheumatic disease also weaken my lung...

What are the risks of anesthesia for a patient suffering from COPD?

The doctor wants to do a bronchoschopy for my father who is a COPD patient. The doctor says the procedure will be done giving him anesthesia. Will his condition have any risks...

Is there a treatment for bronchitis in acupuncture?

My son is suffering from bronchitis, which he gets chronically, and we are giving him the best possible treatment. The medications are working, and he's almost done with his steroids...

I feel breathless running on the treadmill. Does it mean my heart is weak?

I feel extremely breathless when I run on the treadmill or do other exercises. Is this an indication that my heart is weak?

What is the long term impact of asthma on the lungs?

My mother has been suffering from asthma for the last 12 years. What would be the impact of this condition on her lungs?

When is one recommended a spirometry test?

My doctor has recommended me to undergo a spirometry test. What will I be able to tell from the results?

Could my pneumonia have also affected my heart?

I suffered from a severe bout of pneumonia 3 months back, to the point where I was hospitalized to receive oxygen support as well. I am now back home though I still find breathing...

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