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Pneumonia and Preventive Measures

Pneumonia and Preventive Measures

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Pneumonia is a kind of pulmonary infection caused by viruses, bacteria, or fungi. This condition is characterized by the inflammation and swelling of the airways of your lungs.

How Do You Stop Sleepwalking?

How Do You Stop Sleepwalking?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Sleepwalking, also formally called somnambulism, is a disorder that causes people to get up, walk, and do complex things while they are still asleep.

What to Do if You or Your Child Has an Asthma Attack

What to Do if You or Your Child Has an Asthma Attack

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
An asthma attack can be cause for alarm, whether it’s happening to you or to your child – especially if it’s never happened before.

What Causes Pulmonary Hypertension?

What Causes Pulmonary Hypertension?

by Yenny (SU)
Pulmonary hypertension is a lung disorder where the blood pressure increases in the pulmonary arteries in the lungs due to a narrowing of blood vessels. This narrowing of the vessels makes it hard for the blood to flow through them properly.

Dangers of Anaphylaxis

Dangers of Anaphylaxis

by Yenny (SU)
Anaphylaxis is defined as a hypersensitivity to something after the body has been sensitized to it, thereby causing an immune-system reaction upon exposure. Anaphylactic shock is a severe, sometimes life-threatening reaction to the problematic allergen, and it can close off a person’s airway in minutes or even seconds.

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