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Comparing the Flu and Pneumonia

The need for much health information can no longer be overlooked. Nowadays, there are so many illnesses some of which are interlinked in terms of symptoms. Flu and pneumonia are two very common diseases yet identifying them has always been a challenge not only to patients but also to clinicians. During the initial stages of […]

Incidences of Chest Pain with Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs and bronchioles which often makes it difficult for patients to breathe properly. The disease is caused by infections; which can be viral or bacterial infections. Some of the symptoms of Pneumonia include persistent coughing, flu and shortness of breath. It is also common for patients to get chest […]

The Relationship Between Diabetes and Pneumonia

Pneumonia is the inflammation of the lungs which occurs as a result of viral and bacterial infections. On the other hand, Diabetes is a disease of the pancreatic organ that prevents proper absorption of starch and sugars. It has often been asked, if there is some sort of relationship between diabetes and Pneumonia. Studies have […]

The Relationship Between Pneumonia and Strokes

Pneumonia is a disease that affects the lungs and the bronchioles making it difficult for the patient to breathe properly. The disease is usually caused by viral, bacterial and yeast infections. Some of the symptoms of Pneumonia include persistent cough, flu like symptoms, fever, chest pains and shortness of breath among others. It has often […]

About Bronchitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia or BOOP

Boop Pneumonia is bronchiole and lung inflammation and was discovered in 1985 by Dr. Gary Epler. It is therefore a disease that mostly affects the bronchioles and the surrounding lung tissue. The disease causes the airways and the air sacs to inflame and plug with connective tissue. It is however important to note that the […]

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