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Pleurisy an inflammation of the pleura

Pleurisy refers to that condition when the covering membrane over the lungs gets inflamed. The membrane is known as pleura. The nomenclature of this dysfunction is derived from the membrane which is affected during this ailment. Pleurisy Classification Generally, pleurisy…
Hiccups Dietary Regimen, Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

The typical natures of hiccups are acute spasmodic sounds in the throat. They are produced by the sudden spasms of the diaphragm and the glottis. Ayurvedic Interpretation Hiccups are known as Bikka roga in Ayurvedic terminology. Varied symptoms are involved…
Haemoptysis or Hemoptysis A Lung Cancer Or Tuberculosis

Haemoptysis is common among patients suffering from lung cancer and/or tuberculosis (TB). Haemoptysis refers to that typical syndrome when a person spits blood while coughing. Sometimes, mucus accompanies the blood. Ayurvedic Interpretation Haemoptysis is included in the group of ailments…
Bronchial Asthma Causes, Symptoms, Dietary Regimen & Treatment

Bronchial Asthma is one of the most common types of asthma. Bronchial Asthma originates in the various parts of the gastro-intestinal tract including the tummy. Bronchial asthma also involves the lungs and the heart. Aymptoms of Bronchial Asthma The common…
Tuberculosis TB treatment dietary regimen symptoms & causes

Ailment of the Respiratory System This important section on the ailments afflicting the human respiratory system has been divided into the following six sub-sections. (1) Tuberculosis; (2) Pleurisy; (3) Hiccups; (4) Haemoptysis; (5) Bronchitis; and (6) Bronchial Asthma. Let’s analyse…