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Chronic Bronchitis and Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease Review by Mark Pool, MD Posted Mon 18 Nov 2013 8:56am Although commonly thought of synonymous, or, at least, forming a spectrum, chronic bronchitis is distinct from COPD. This review focuses on the pathophysiology of chronic bronchitis and goblet cell hyperplasia and the association between small airways disease and worse outcomes... Read on »
Jan 29, 2009 Sometimes Asthma & COPD are together + Chronic bronchitis by Roxlyn Facebook Posted Mon 02 Feb 2009 10:46pm Sometimes COPD has a bunch of ailments along with it, complicating everything. You must keep moving from babyhood on through *forever* if you want to continue to be fit and able to take care of yourself. Look how long it takes a baby to learn to walk. Maybe you have been worn down and lost your level of conditiion and endurance. It will take ... Read on »
Help for Bronchitis, Emphysema, COPD~includes some helpful herbs by Lynn E. Posted Fri 17 Oct 2008 9:01pm Bronchitis means inflammation of the air passages to the lungs. Bronchitis can be acute or chronic. Acute bronchitis is usually due to a viral infection that begins in your nose or sinuses and spreads to the airways. To be considered chronic, you must have a cough productive of sputum at least three months out of the year. Chronic bronchitis oc ... Read on »
Bronchitis by Noman Khan Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:54pm 4 Comments What Is Bronchitis? Bronchitis (bron-KI-tis) is a condition in which the bronchial tubes, the tubes that carry air to your lungs, become inflamed. (For more information on the bronchial tubes and the airways, see the Diseases and Conditions Index How the Lungs Work article.) People who have bronchitis often have a cough that brings up m ... Read on »
Friday’s COPD Newsletter from COPD Support, Inc. by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Fri 21 May 2010 7:04am Volume 10, Issue 25 May 21, 2010 Joan Costello, Editor By Martha A Simpson, DO: Q. I had a cold recently that traveled down into my chest. I went to the doctor and was told that I had bronchitis. My wife, however, argues that I must have pneumonia since I am coughing so much. Are bronchitis and pneumonia very differen ... Read on »
Treating Bronchitis with Herbs - Natural Remedy by franklinb Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:11pm What is Bronchitis? Bronchitis is an inflammation of the bronchi (large airways) in the lungs, occurring when an infection causes the thin mucous membrane linings of these airways to become irritated and inflamed. The result is the production of mucus in the lungs and a persistent cough that may last several days or weeks. The Two Type ... Read on »
Feb 16 2012 Never too Old to learn by Roxlyn Facebook Posted Fri 17 Feb 2012 12:08am One is never too old to learn more or have new experiences. Last week for the first time in my 73 years,  I was "acting chief"… I presided as a Vice President over an executive meeting... and surprise, it was easy... because, it was a telephone conference call. What a difference that makes not having folks stare at you. I think I did OK and two ... Read on »
The Elder Mother’s Pantry: A Bioregional Herbal Materia Medica for Influenza and Other Cold-Weather Ailments by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 01 Oct 2009 10:05pm This is for the October blogparty on Bioregional Cold/Flu Herbs, hosted by Rosalee of Methow Valley Herbs. As the colder weather begins to move into the northerly reaches and higher eleveations of the Western hemisphere, there’s been much talk of the dreaded H1N1 as well as other virulent strains of cold and flu. The most important action yo ... Read on »
Bacterial Bronchitis Frequent in Children With Chronic Wet Cough by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 25 Jan 2012 12:49am From Medscape Education Clinical BriefsNews Author: Laura Newman, MACME Author: Désirée Lie, MD, MSEd01/11/2012Clinical ContextAccording to the current study by Zgherea and colleagues, chronic wet cough, defined as a wet cough that lasts for 4 weeks or more, is easily recognized by parents and pediatricians. Also, it is a major debilitating findi ... Read on »