Symptoms such as coughing, shortness of breath, or pain in the chest area may indicate that there is something wrong with your lungs. With more quickly detect it, this will help prevent this disease no longer and get worse. The following information about the various problems of the lungs, along with prevention and solutions, may be helpful to detect the health of your lungs.
Cause: The disease tuberculosis is caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This disease can be transmitted through saliva when people cough spray.
Symptoms: Coughing up phlegm for more than three weeks. Can also be accompanied by a cough that bleed. Patients will experience a fever, especially in the afternoon or evening, sweating at night. Decreased appetite resulting entity became thin.
Prevention and solutions: If you have any friends, neighbors or family members who experience these symptoms, you should suggest to consult a doctor to know whether the cough is TB disease or not. Because sometimes a cough illness is often considered trivial, but this disease can kill someone if not immediately addressed and can be transmitted to others.
Treatment: Treatment for tuberculosis when it is found early is not really too expensive and easy to cure because existing drugs provided by the government. If needed, patients with TB can also be quarantined in a special place in order not to transmit the disease.
This disease also is actually the one who has conquered the disease, but later returned to attack. One is due to tuberculosis are not spending their drugs. Drugs must be taken regularly for 6 to 9 months to cure this disease. No medications can cause sufferers to spend can not be cured and no longer able to lead drug fight germs because germs become immune.
Cause: The cause of asthma is a temporary constriction of the respiratory tract that can cause sufferers to feel shortness of breath. Vascular constriction occurs at the throat. Heredity plays an important role in this disease, if there are parents or grandparents suffering from this disease can be decreased to the child or grandchild.
Allergies to things such as dust, temperature changes, humidity, excessive exercise or emotional stress can cause allergies so that the membranes lining the vessels will swell and excessive mucus so that the vessels become narrower, and the patient had difficulty breathing. Despite the shortness of breath attacks can go away, but heavy attacks if not treated can cause death because the patient can not breathe.
Symptoms: Shortness of breath accompanied by wheezing sound (wheezing) Prevention and solution: Avoid things that can cause allergies in people that resulted in an asthma attack. For example, by cleaning the dust on the mattresses, pillows or blankets. Avoid extreme temperature and humidity, piaran animals or food that can cause allergies.
Treatment: To cope with asthma attacks is to use a salve medicine (bronchodilator) inhaled manner. Another way is to do therapy that will teach how to relax and catch my breath in case of an asthma attack. When asthma is severe, can use drugs lozenges daily until asthma attacks can be controlled. So, it is advisable for sufferers to carry drugs into any salve he went to immediate use in case of attack.
Cause: Disease bronchitis due to inflammation of the bronchi (channels that carry air into the lungs). Because the germ can cause infection, bacteria or viruses. Other causes are cigarette smoke, dust or air pollutants.
Symptoms: cough with fever or yellow sputum when caused by bacterial infection. Meanwhile, when the character of chronic cough with phlegm and shortness of breath for a few months to several years.
Prevention and solutions: Improve the immune system is one that can be avoided. Meanwhile, to prevent chronic bronchitis is to stop smoking also avoid cigarette smoke in order not to become passive smokers are very dangerous.
Treatment: To treat if caused by bacteria or germs can be overcome by taking antibiotics as recommended by your doctor. When caused by viruses, drugs commonly used to relieve symptoms.
Cause: Pneumonia is an infection that occurs in lung tissue (parenchymal) caused by bacteria, viruses or fungi. Generally caused by streptococcal bacteria (Streptococcus) and Mycoplasma pneumoniae bacteria.
Symptoms: Coughing up phlegm with thick, yellow sputum, chest pain, and shortness of breath are also accompanied by high fever.
Prevention and solutions: Always maintain cleanliness and keeping your body strong resistance can prevent the bacteria can not penetrate the body's health defense. Get used to washing hands, eating nutritious foods or exercise regularly.
Treatment: If had been suffering from pneumonia, is usually cured by taking antibiotics.
Causes: Emphysema caused by loss of elasticity of the alveoli. Alveolus itself is the bubbles contained in the lungs. In patients with emphysema, lung volume is greater than a healthy person because the carbon dioxide should be expelled from the lungs trapped inside. Cigarette smoke and the enzyme deficiency of alpha-1-antitripsin is the cause of loss of lung elasticity in this.
Symptoms: Shortness of breath in a long time and can not be cured with drugs commonly used lozenges patients shortness of breath. Reduced appetite and weight declined also common in emphysema patients.
Prevention and solutions: Avoiding cigarette smoke is the best step to prevent this disease. Quitting smoking is also very important.
Causes: Cancer has become a deadly disease, even lung cancer is the first killer than any other cancer. Tumor cells or cancer that grows in the lung experienced by patients with lung cancer. Cancer can grow in this tissue and can spread to other parts.
The main reason is that cigarette smoke contains many toxic substances and inhaled into the lungs and has been accumulating for decades causing mutations in the airway cells and causes cancer cells.
Other causes are radiation, radioactive, toxic chemicals, stress or heredity.
Symptoms: Coughing, chest pain, shortness of breath, coughing up blood, tiredness and weight loss. But as in other cancer types, symptoms are generally only visible when the cancer has grown large or spread.
Prevention and solutions: Avoiding cigarettes and cigarette smoke are also more nutritious foods that contain lots of antioxidants to prevent cancer cells.
Because diseases of the lungs, primarily caused by cigarette smoke, then you should immediately cease this practice and do not try to start it for you who belm never smoked. Avoid also to become passive smokers are even more dangerous than active smokers. Love the lung, avoid the lung disease, and you can breathe easier.