respiratory system diseases

Understanding and Managing Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis, also known as mucoviscidosis is a genetic disorder where the autosomal recessive gene is affected. The disease affects the lungs, heart, pancreas, liver and intestines. It is characterized by abnormal transport of sodium and chloride through epithelium, making the secretions thick and viscous.

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What Is Bronchiectasis?

Bronchiectasis is a chronic lung condition that affects the airways in your lungs, causing them to become damaged and widened. This condition can lead to recurrent infections and breathing difficulties. In this article, we will delve into the details of what bronchiectasis is, its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options. Understanding this condition is crucial

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BBC NEWS – Salt mines helps asthmatics

BBC News published an article about the help of speleotherapy (salt therapy) in respiratory diseases. People travel to salt mines in Ukraine and spend several hours a day breathing the salty air in a salt mine, 300 meters (~990ft) below the surface. They said they find great relief in their breathing difficulties… read more here: BBC

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