Positive airway pressure (PAP) is a mode of respiratory ventilation used primarily in the treatment of Sleep apnea. PAP ventilation is commonly used for those who are critically ill in hospital with respiratory failure, congestive cardiac failure and acute exacerbation of COPD and asthma and in newborn infants (neonates). There are several forms of PAP devices: Continuous positive airway pressure Read More …
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is not one single disease but a term used to describe chronic lung diseases named chronic bronchitis and emphysema that cause limitations in lung airflow..
COPD Symptoms – A long-lasting (chronic) cough, Mucus (white, yellow or greenish) that comes up when you cough, Shortness of breath that gets worse when you exercise, Wheezing . COPD Causes – Tobacco smoking, Indoor air pollution (such as biomass fuel used for cooking and heating), Outdoor air pollution.
COPD Treatment Using Home Remedies, Yoga, And Diet – Foods to be taken: Low-fat protein foods such as lean cuts of meat, poultry, and fish, Whole grain foods such as whole grain bread, bran, brown rice, and oats. These foods are high in fiber, which helps improve the function of the digestive system. Fresh fruits and vegetables. They contain essential vitamins, minerals, and fiber, which will help to keep your body healthy.
COPD Prevention – The best way to prevent COPD is to stop smoking and avoid exposure to chemical fumes and dust..