Chronic Bronchitis. One form of COPD. Can often present with emphysema, though clinically, both conditions look very different. Both are caused by smoking, making cessation necessary. Chronic bronchitis presents with inflammation of the bronchial mucosa due to irritation, resulting in scarring and fibrosis. Hyperplasia of the mucous glands, goblet cells, and increased bronchial wall thickness all can restrict airflow. Late signs and symptoms can result in the "blue bloater" appearance.
Thyme contains an essential oil that is rich with powerful antiseptic, antibacterial, & strong antioxidant properties. It is used in mouthwashes to treat inflammation of the mouth & throat infections. Thyme possesses expectorant & antispasmodic properties, making it useful in the treatment of bronchitis, whooping cough & inflammation of the upper respiratory tract. #dherbs #healthtips by rachel.frederick.98
A half a cup serving of lotus root provides over 60% RDA of Vitamin C. The high vitamin C content in the juice helps to melt mucus accumulation in the respiratory system & eliminates it from your body. It releases the mucus or phlegm accumulation in the lungs & dissolve them, thus is helpful as remedy for asthma, bronchitis, cold, cough & tuberculosis. The root also contains essential minerals like zinc, magnesium, copper & iron, which help the body in the production of red blood cells…
Toddlers and Nebulizers: 6 Tips for Delivering Asthma Medication. It is stressful and complicated delivering asthma medications to a toddler, who is between one and three years old. Getting them to do simple tasks is a challenge, but convincing them to allow a large nebulizer mask over their face for an extended period of time can prove tricky. Fortunately, you can utilize the following six tips for making the nebulizer treatment a little less bumpy. #livingwithasthma