respiratory health

Chest & Lung
October 27, 2016

The silent disease

A congested nose, a sore throat and body pains arising from a bad cold can be cured with medication and bed rest in a week or two. For pneumonia patients, recovery may not be as simple. Pneumonia is a respiratory infection that can form in your lung tissue which is caused by bacteria, viruses or fungi. Although pneumonia is a serious disease that could cause death, it still doesn’t get as much coverage as other diseases like cancer and HIV/AIDS. Pneumonia mainly affects those with a weak immune system, children under the age of five, or the elderly over the…
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