Repeated and long-term exposure to certain irritants on the job can lead to an array of lung diseases that may have lasting effects, even after exposure ceases. Certain occupations, because of the nature of their location, work, and environment, are more at risk for occupational lung diseases than others. Contrary to a popular misconception, coal miners are not the only ones at risk for occupational lung diseases. For instance, working in a car garage or textile factory can expose a person to hazardous chemicals, dusts, and fibers that may lead to a lifetime of lung problems if not properly diagnosed and treated.
Consider these statistics :
Occupational lung diseases [...]
Many of the symptoms on this list are very common everyday pains and maladies that people without cancer experience. But it is important to be in tune to what your body is telling you, and if you are experiencing one or more of these symptoms on a regular basis, you should talk to a doctor as soon as possible. Early detection is important and it could save your life.2. Pain Okay, so pain can have many causes, people have headaches and back aches all the time without any serious health problems. But persistent headaches can be an early sign of brain cancer and back pain can be a sign of rectal or ovarian cancer. If you start experiencing persistent pain, [...]
For the period of your pregnancy, if your belly button pops out and gets better as your abdomen expands, you probably have an umbilical hernia. They don’t seem to be distinct in being pregnant however hardly ever require treatment even as you’re pregnant except you improve complications.The Umbilical Hernia
According to the National Institutes of Health, an umbilical hernia is a protrusion or herniation of the lining (peritoneum) of the abdominal cavity to into the umbilicus or navel. Bowel then herniates into the sac and can be pushed back in the belly if the opening is wide.
The abdominal lining gets into the belly button through an opening in the [...]
It is no secret that pets give companionship and fulfillment to their owner.Though they may be cute and cuddly, wild animals may carry germs, viruses, and parasites.
Animal diseases that people can catch are called zoonoses. Many diseases affecting humans can be traced to animals or animal products. You can get a disease directly from an animal, or indirectly, through the environment.
So we should be extra cautious while handling them…
Hence think twice before sharing ice-cream or kissing your pet.
Although the numerous health benefits of pets far outweigh the risks, it can’t hurt to know what to watch out for: 1. Lyme disease if your [...]
Perimenopause, or menopause transition, begins several years before menopause. It’s the time when the ovaries gradually begin to make less estrogen. It usually starts in a woman’s 40s, but can start in her 30s or even earlier.
Perimenopause lasts up until menopause, the point when the ovaries stop releasing eggs. In the last 1 to 2 years of perimenopause, this drop in estrogen speeds up. At this stage, many women have menopause symptoms.
How Long Does Perimenopause Last?
The average length of [...]
An Asthmatic attack can happen any time to an asthmatic… You should know how to deal the Emergency….
You should know what drug you are supposed to take while Exacerbation
If you are an Asthmatic… always Carry Some Emergency Medications with you as prescribed by your doctor
An asthma attack can take anything from a few minutes to a few days to develop. During an asthma attack coughing, wheezing or breathlessness can quickly worsen.
Anyone with asthma should be prepared for an emergency. Even if you’ve kept your asthma under control for years, it could still get worse without you realizing it. Knowing the symptoms of an asthma [...]
The physical activity increases energy levels, strengthens the heart, muscles and bones, combat anxiety and stress , and helps burn calories . With these advantages few would think that might affect health. However, the exercise outdoors in winterdamages the airways. Avoid risks and know how to exercise indoors .
In winter you have frequent exposure to low temperatures, which adds increased environmental pollution , because between December and January inversion, natural phenomenon refers to the change in position of hot and cold air intensifies, as the first tends to rise because it is lightweight and second down because it is heavier, then, because the contaminated gases and [...]