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How to Treat and Avoid Bronchitis

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How to Treat and Avoid Bronchitis

Bronchitis is the inflammation of the bronchi of the lungs. It is a pulmonary disease from the COPD category. COPD means chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the agents that may lead to this disease are viruses, bacteria, fungi or just breathing a polluted air, smoking or breathing the cigarettes smoke.Low temperatures in winter also influences the inflammation. Evil or Very Mad

The first symptoms in Bronchitis are dry cough which turns into a wet one, fever, fatigue and headaches. All this may last for few days, maximum eleven days but the coughing lasts for weeks and even months. It is very important to mention that acute Bronchitis is very contagious. If the symptoms lasts for more than six months it is recommended that the doctor makes the necessary examination to find the cause of the persistent coughing, because it can be asthma or TB. In TB it is characteristic the coughing accompanied by blood.

The Bronchitis complicates it may cause pulmonary hypertension, chronic respiratory failure or even heart disease. It is not very hard to avoid acute Bronchitis. It is necessary just to wash your hands frequently, get more rest and drink plenty of liquids. Acute bronchitis is usually caused by viruses or bacteria. One can be contaminated with this agents by breathing coughing droplets from the air or by touching contaminated surfaces, by breathing polluted, by smoking or breathing cigarette smoke or other harmful smokes. It is recommended for the smokers in the early stages of chronic Bronchitis to quit smoking. This will help them to avoid complications and the treatment will give best results. The results of one reading this composition is a good understanding on the topic of Treat Bronchitis. So do go ahead and read this to learn more about Treat Bronchitis.

There are Two Kinds of Bronchitis

The acute or the short -term Bronchitis and the chronic or long -lasting one. There are different agents that determine the disease. Acute bronchitis is often the result of influenza, a cold or an infection. It may be caused by viruses or bacteria. Smoking, pneumoconiosis, excessive alcohol consumption and exposure to cold and draught are the most frequent agents that cause chronic Bronchitis. Chronic Bronchitis manifests with a persistent cough that produces sputum that lasts from three to six months during one or two years. Only in this circumstances we can speak about chronic Bronchitis. It also involves long lasting irritation caused by inhaling certain substances and especially tobacco smoke. This harmful substances determine the glands of the trachea and bronchi to increase the secretion of mucus. In this case the mucus can't be evacuated anymore and it can determine the obstruction of the airways. It is also very possible that an acute Bronchitis becomes chronic. Rolling Eyes

There are a Lot of Symptoms that are Characteristic in Bronchitis

First of all there is a persistent, expectorating, dry or wet cough which is very frustrating for the patient, dyspnea or shortness of breath, fatigue, mild fever and mild chest pains.The breath sounds are also very important for the diagnosis. In Bronchitis apears the rhonchi which is the result of a decreased intensity of breath sounds and extended expiration. Writing an article on Chronic Causes of bronchitis and ayurvedic home remedies priority while thinking of a topic to write on. This is because Chronic Bronchitis are interesting parts of our lives, and are needed by us.

Is quite difficult to choose an appropriate treatment in chronic bronchitis. It is recommended to drink lots of liquids which are very helpful for the evacuation of the mucus. It was showed that antibiotics are not the right choice to treat Bronchitis, because the most of them are caused by viruses which don't respond to this kind of treatment. The most appropriate medication is aspirin, an anti- fever drug and steroids to open bronchial tubes and ease coughing. It is also very important that the doctor prescribes anti -tusive drugs. This kind of drugs thin the mucus and they make coughing more effective. And they also helps patients to have a quiet sleep, this because the dry coughing that characterizes the early stages of bronchitis wakes them up and don't let them sleep. So the best results are given by the oxygen therapy, bronchodilator drugs and if it is necessary lung volume reduction surgery. Wink

Coughing is an Important Way to Keep Your Throat and Airways Clear

Coughing is an action the body takes to get rid of burden that are irritating the air passages. In the more advanced stages, it's marked by the symptom that gives the disease its name: a severe, hacking cough followed by a high-pitched intake of breath that sounds like "whoop. Coughing can also be triggered by a bolus of food going down the trachea instead of the esophagus due to a failure of the epiglottis although this may result in choking instead.

Worldwide, there were over 45 million cases of whooping cough and 409,000 deaths in 1997 making this easy-to-prevent disease one of the leading causes of illness and death. Provided the patient is a non-smoker and has a normal chest X-ray the cause of chronic cough in 93% of all patients is due to asthma reflux ( heartburn ) or post-nasal drip. Other causes of chronic cough include chronic bronchitis and medications such as ACE inhibitors. Coughing during an injection can lessen the pain of the needle stick caused by a sudden, temporary rise in pressure in the chest and spinal canal, inhibiting the pain-conducting structures of the spinal cord. Laughing

Antihistamines and decongestants may be a good choice for treating coughs associated with post nasal drip. Elevate your head with extra pillows at night to ease a dry cough. An idle brain, is a devil's workshop they say. Using this ideology in mind, we ventured to exercise with bronchitis Medications, so that something productive would be achieved of our minds.

Exposure to Secondhand Smoke

Allergies and asthma. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ( emphysema or chronic bronchitis). Lung infections such as pneumonia or acute bronchitis. Writing something about Bronchitis seemed to be something illogical in the beginning. However, with the progress of matter, it seemed logical. Matter just started pouring in, to give you this finished product. Very Happy.



  • Don't smoke and stay away from secondhand smoke.
  • Antitussives are useful in suppressing dry, hacking coughs. (Specific products may be recommended by a physician or pharmacist.) Idea




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  • You have allergies year round, cover your pillows and mattress with dust mite covers, use an air purifier, and avoid pets and other triggers.
  • For patients with underlying disease states causing the cough, treatment should first be based on treating the underlying disease.
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Cigarette Smoking

ACE inhibitors (medications used to control blood pressure). Symptoms of Cough Some Symptoms of Cough: A runny nose Dry cough Opportunity knocks once. So when we got the opportunity to write on Acute Bronchitis, we did not let the opportunity slip from our hands, and got down to writing on Acute Bronchitis.

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A mild fever Sneezing General feeling of being unwell and loss of appetite Red, watery eyes Treatment of Cough Antitussives should not be given when the cough is productive and the patient is bringing up mucus. If the cough is keeping the patient awake at night, then their use at bedtime is indicated. Coordinating matter regarding to Bronchitis took a lot of time. However, with the progress of time, we not only gathered more matter, we also learnt more about Bronchitis.

Juniper berries have long been used as a flavoring in foods and alcoholic beverages such as gin. Gin's original preparation was used for kidney ailments. Immature berries are green, taking 2 to 3 years to ripen to a purplish blue-black. The active component is a volatile oil, which is 0.2% to 3.4% of the berry. The best described effect is diuresis, caused by terpinene-4-01, which results from a direct irritation to the kidney, leading to increased glomerular filtration rate. Juniper berries are available as ripe berry, also called berry-like cones or mature female cones, fresh or dried, and as powder, tea, tincture, oil, or liquid extract.

Caution Against Using Alcohol While Taking Juniper

Recommend that patient seek medical diagnosis before taking juniper. Unadvised use of juniper could worsen urinary problems, bronchitis, GI disorders, and other conditions if medical diagnosis and proper treatment are delayed.

As a food, maximum flavoring concentrations are 0.01% of the extract or 0.006% of the volatile oil. Other reported effects of juniper include hypoglycemia, hypotension or hypertension, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic effects, and stimulation of uterine activity leading to decreased implantation and increased abortifacient effects. Very Happy.



  • Safety Risk Juniper may cause seizures, kidney failure, and spontaneous abortion.
  • Clinical considerations Advise patient that he shouldn't take juniper preparations for longer than 4 weeks.



Tincture (1:5 in 45% alcohol): 1 to 2 ml by mouth three times a day. Hazards Adverse reactions to juniper include local irritation and metrorrhagia. When used with antidiabetics such as chlorpropamide, glipizide, and glyburide, hypoglycemic effects may be potentiated. Concomitant use of juniper and anti-hypertensives may interfere with blood pressure. Juniper may potentiate the effects of diuretics such as furosemide, leading to additive hypokalemia. A disulfiram-like reaction could occur because of alcohol content of juniper extract. The results of one reading this composition is a good understanding on the topic of Bronchitis. So do go ahead and read this to learn more about Bronchitis.



  • Juniper berries may be applied topically to treat small wounds and relieve muscle and joint pain caused by rheumatism.
  • The fragrance is inhaled as steam to treat bronchitis.
  • The oil is used as a fragrance in many soaps and cosmetics.
  • Juniper berries are the principle flavoring agent in gin, as well as some bitters and liqueurs.



There may be additive hypoglycemic effects drew university combined with other herbs that lower blood glucose level, such as Asian ginseng, dandelion, fenugreek, and Siberian ginseng. Juniper may have additive effects with other herbs causing diuresis, such as cowslip, cucumber, dandelion, and horsetail. Writing an article on Bronchitis was our foremost priority while thinking of a topic to write on. This is because Bronchitis are interesting parts of our lives, and are needed by us.

Warn patient not to confuse juniper with cade oil, which is derived from juniper wood. Advise female patient to report planned or suspected pregnancy before using juniper. We were furnished with so many points to include while writing about Bronchitis that we were actually lost as to which to use and which to discard!

Administration Dried ripe berries: 1 to 2 g by mouth three times a day; maximum 10 g dried berries daily, equaling 20 to 100 mg essential oil Liquid extract (1:1 in 25% alcohol): 2 to 4 ml by mouth three times a day Remember that it is very important to have a disciplined mode of writing when writing. This is because it is difficult to complete something started if there is no discipline in writing especially when writing on Treat Bronchitis Very Happy.

Reported Uses

Juniper berries are used to treat urinary tract infections and kidney stones. They're also used as a carminative and for multiple nonspecific GI tract disorders, including dyspepsia, flatulence, colic, heartburn, anorexia, and inflammatory GI disorders.



  • Overdose of juniper may cause seizures, tachycardia, hypertension, and renal failure with albuminuria, hematuria, and purplish urine.
  • Monitor blood pressure and potassium, BUN, creatinine, and blood glucose level.
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Tell patient to notify pharmacist of any herbal and dietary supplements that he's taking when obtaining a new prescription. Advise patient to consult his health care provider before using an herbal preparation because a conventional treatment with proven efficacy may be available. Rolling Eyes



  • Research summary Juniper may have some benefit in diabetic treatment, but further study is necessary.
  • Juniper has an extensive toxicology profile, and therefore must be used with caution. Surprised



Women who are pregnant or breast-feeding should avoid juniper because of its uterine stimulant and abortifacient properties. Juniper shouldn't be used by those with renal insufficiency, inflammatory disorders of the GI tract (such as Crohn's disease), seizure disorders, or known hypersensitivity. It shouldn't be used topically on large ulcers or wounds because it may cause local irritation.



  • Safety Risk Kidney damage may occur in patients taking juniper for extended periods.
  • This effect may stem from prolonged kidney irritation caused by terpinene-4-ol or by tur pentine oil contamination ofjuniper products.



Oil (1:5 in 45% Alcohol):

03 to 2 ml by mouth three times a day Tea (steep 1 teaspoon crushed berries in 5 oz boiling water for 10 minutes, and then strain): three times a day It is only because that we are rather fluent on the subject of Bronchitis that we have ventured on writing something so influential on Bronchitis like this!



  • Bronchitis (pronounced brong-KIE-tis) is an inflammation of the air passages between the nose and the lungs.
  • It affects the trachea (pronounced TRAY-kee-uh), or windpipe, and the bronchi.
  • The bronchi (pronounced BRON-kee) are air tubes through which air flows into and out of the lungs.



Symptoms Infectious bronchitis generally begins with the symptoms of a common cold: runny nose, sore throat, fatigue, chilliness, and back and muscle aches. A slight fever (100 to 101 F) may be present. The onset of cough (usually dry at first) signals the beginning of acute bronchitis. With viral bronchitis, small amounts of white mucus are often coughed up. When the coughed-up mucus changes from white to green or yellow, the condition may have been complicated by a bacterial infection. We have omitted irrelevant information from this composition on Chronic Bronchitis as we though that unnecessary information may make the reader bored of reading the composition.

Treatment Medicines called bronchodilators that are usually prescribed to treat asthma will help to open the bronchial tubes and clear out mucus.

Href='http://forum.bronchitismedicine.info/viewtopic.php?f=236&t=9763'>Bronchitis: the respiratory problem by smoking, and has also been linked to pneumoconiosis, excessive alcohol consumption and exposure to cold and draught. Expectorant drugs may be used. When effective, they loosen secretions in the air passages and increase expectoration. Actually, the proverbial remedy, chicken soup, as long as it has plenty of pepper, garlic and possibly curry powder, can be helpful for the same purpose. We take pride in saying that this article on Bronchitis is like a jewel of our articles. This article has been accepted by the general public as a most informative article on Bronchitis.

Chronic bronchitis is a condition involving the inflammation of the main airways (bronchial tubes) in the lungs that continues for a long period or keeps recurring. When the airways are irritated, thick mucus (also called sputum) forms in them. The mucus plugs up the airways and makes it hard to get air into the lungs, leading to shortness of breath and persistent cough.

Persistent symptoms and more severe disease are treated with anti-inflammatory medicines called steroids (of the glucocorticoid type) which are given with an inhaler. Having been given the assignment of writing an interesting presentation on Persistent Cough, this is what we came up with. Just hope you find it interesting too! Smile

Causes of Bronchitis

Bronchitis is mainly caused due to certain germs, the susceptibility of certain constitutions cannot be denied. Ayurveda ascribes its onset to impairment of the digestive process, where anyone or all digestive organs could be at fault. According to the theory of ayurveda, if digestive process is cured to normal then boronchits can also be cured to normal. Inspiration can be considered to be one of the key ingredients to writing. Only if one is inspired, can one get to writing on any subject especially like Acute Bronchitis. Rolling Eyes



  • Medicines called mucolytics which thin or loosen mucus in the airways, making it easier to cough up can also be used to treat chronic bronchitis.
  • It is not necessary that only the learned can write about Acute Bronchitis.
  • As long as one ahs a flair for writing, and an interest for gaining information on Acute Bronchitis, anyone can write about it.
  • The thin mucous lining of these airways can become irritated and swollen.
  • The cells that make up this lining may leak fluids in response to the inflammation.



Coughing is a Reflex that Works to Clear Secretions from the Lungs

Often the discomfort of a severe cough leads you to seek medical treatment. Types of Bronchitis We have taken the privilege of proclaiming this article to be a very informative and interesting article on Persistent Cough. We now give you the liberty to proclaim it too. Evil or Very Mad

Bronchitis is an acute inflammation of the air passages within the lungs. It occurs when the trachea (windpipe) and the large and small bronchi (airways) within the lungs become inflamed because of infection or other causes. You may be inquisitive as to where we got the matter for writing this article on Infectious Bronchitis. Of course through our general knowledge, and the Internet!

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