Tuberculosis: How to Recognize and Combat this Contagious Disease 

Tuberculosis, commonly known as TB, is a contagious disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This disease primarily affects the lungs but can also affect other parts of the body, such as the brain, kidneys, and spine. Tuberculosis is spread through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes. It is important to recognize […]

Know More Facts About Tuberculosis 

A highly contagious bacterial infection that spreads through air droplets released into the air via coughs and sneezes.  It usually affects the lungs, but it can also affect other parts of the body.  Signs and Symptoms of Tuberculosis    Causes and Risk Factors of Tuberculosis    TB can spread when a person with an active disease releases […]

The Hidden Dangers of Pneumonia 

Pneumonia is a potentially life-threatening respiratory infection that can affect people of all ages, but it is especially dangerous for the very young, the elderly, and those with compromised immune systems. It is caused by various bacteria, viruses, and fungi, and can affect one or both lungs. Although pneumonia can be treated with antibiotics and […]

Breathing Easy: Understanding and Managing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common progressive lung disease that causes the lungs to become inflamed, damaged, and narrowed, making it hard for the person to breathe.   COPD Stages:   • Emphysema (damage to the lungs over time)   • Chronic bronchitis (long-term cough with mucus due to inflammation)   Most people with COPD have a […]