Advice for Living with Pulmonary Fibrosis

I couldn’t walk from the back door of my house to the garage without taking a break. That’s what pulmonary fibrosis did to me. I was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, also known as IPF, in 2008. IPF causes scarring and hardening in the lungs lungs and makes it very difficult to breathe. With IPF,…

Measles (rubeola) Explained Clearly by MedCram.com

hi welcome to another MedCram lecture we’re going to talk about measles there’s been an outbreak of measles recently so I want to talk about the clinical syndromes that measles can cause the stages of infection the diagnosis and the treatment and I think there’s some high-yield things that any healthcare provider should know first…

Smoking Causes Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema

Every time you smoke a cigarette, toxic gases pass into your lungs, then into your bloodstream, where they spread to every organ in your body. A cigarette is made using the tobacco leaf, which contains nicotine and a variety of other compounds. As the tobacco and compounds burn, they release thousands of dangerous chemicals, including…

Chronic Cough Explained Clearly – Remastered

okay well welcome to another MedCram lecture we’re gonna talk about chronic cough now this is something that is defined as anybody who has at least eight weeks of cough the first thing you want to do if this is going on is generally speaking you want to get a chest x-ray and rule out…

COPD I Nucleus Health

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is the gradual loss of your ability to breathe effectively. Normally, as you inhale, air moves freely through your trachea, or windpipe, then through large tubes called bronchi smaller tubes called bronchioles and finally into tiny sacs called alveoli. Small blood vessels called capillaries surround your alveoli. Oxygen from…