Tag Lungs

Tuberculosis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Tuberculosis

What is tuberculosis? Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that mostly affects the lungs. But can also affect body parts like the spine, brain, or kidneys. However, not everyone who is infected gets sick. If you do get sick, you need treatment.…

Aspergillosis: Risks Can Get In Your Lungs

How Is Aspergillosis Defined? Aspergillosis is a fungus-caused infection, allergic reaction, or fungal development. Typically, the fungus thrives on rotting vegetation and dead leaves. Exposure to the fungus may not always imply disease with aspergillosis. Almost everyone comes into contact…

Lungs: How to Expand the Breathing Capacity

What Is the Difference Between a Lung and a Respiratory System? Our lungs and respiratory system are responsible for providing us with oxygen. They provide oxygen to our bodies through breath or exhalation and remove carbon dioxide from our systems…

Lungs and Breathing Exercise

What Is a Lungs and Breathing? We breathe through our lungs and breathing system. They infuse our bodies with oxygen (inspiration or inhalation) and expel carbon dioxide (called expiration, or exhalation). Respiration is the process by which oxygen and carbon…

Pneumonia Symptoms and Diagnosis

Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an infection that inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs. Not only the air sacs may be filled with fluid or pus (purulent material), causing cough with phlegm or pus, fever, chills, and difficulty breathing. But…