List of Lung Disorders
Pollution free environments, exercise, managing obesity, diet are the recommended lifestyle changes for interstitial lung disease. Read on to know more.
Acute Ventilatory Failure refers to the inability of the respiratory system to function normally and be able to pump in oxygen in the blood and eliminate carbon dioxide from the body. This inability results in the oxygen levels to become low which inadvertently affects the functioning of other vital organs of the body. Know the causes, symptoms and treatment of Acute Ventilatory Failure.
Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome as the name suggests is a condition found in premature babies. This is a treatable but serious medical condition in which the lungs of the baby are not completely developed. This causes the baby to have difficulty breathing after birth since the lungs do not function normally. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment and prognosis of Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
Cheyne Stokes Respiration is a form of a breathing disorder occurring in a cyclical manner in which there is a gradual increase in breathing followed by a decrease and a period where breathing completely stops. Cardiac conditions like congestive heart failure or stroke are primary causes of Cheyne Stokes Respiration. Cheyne Stokes Respiration is a serious condition and requires immediate treatment.