Breathing and Circulatory Emergencies

Understanding Asthma

Overview of Asthma When a person has asthma, their airways become affected. When a person comes into contact with what triggers their asthma, the small tubes that carry the air in and out of their lungs begin to shrink due to this allergen. The lining of the airways starts to swell and a mucus is produced. This makes it difficult to ... Read More »

What Should You Know About Your Blood Pressure Readings?

Blood pressure readings are an integral part of one’s health, and when this is ignored, it almost always results in fatalities. This is what makes it very important for individuals to have an understanding of what blood pressure entails as well as some of the terms that are used for the same. This article highlights what you should know alongside ... Read More »

Pulmonary Contusion: Symptoms, Causes and Management

Pulmonary Contusion

Pulmonary contusion is the bleeding or bruising of the lung tissue that usually results from a blunt trauma to the chest, leading to pain and trouble breathing. Pulmonary contusion is the bleeding or bruising of the lung tissue. This is usually caused by a blunt trauma to the chest, typically leading to pain and trouble breathing. The force from the ... Read More »