An allergy can be a runny nose but it can also cause serious reactions leading to severe difficulty in breathing. Understanding how your body reacts to the environment is key to your health and quality of life.
Asthma takes many forms - struggling to exercise, wheezing at night, a persistent cough, an inability to shake off a cold or a life threatening attack. Getting diagnosed correctly and receiving the right treatment could be life changing.
All around the world we are breathing in toxic air that is slowly harming our lungs. It can start before we are born and carry on through childhood into adulthood. Where you live and what you do can make all the difference.
Coughing up phlegm everyday can seem normal but it may reflect a problem in the lungs that will probably get worse if left untreated. Having Bronchiectasis can mean recurrent infections and even pneumonia.
COPD is a leading cause of death worldwide but it’s not just a smokers’ disease. Long term Asthma or exposure to environmental particles can also be responsible. A persistent cough or winter bronchitis could be the only symptom.