Call us  +91 8010 33 55 66

Hi Guest                                                     

Full Body Health Checkup I
Price Rs. 2200.00
Discount Rs. 0.00
Payable Rs.2200.00
Book Now
Thallasemia Profile
Price Rs. 1800.00
Discount Rs. 360.00
Payable Rs.1440.00
Book Now
Learn more about diseases
Total Views: 98
Posted on Oct 15, 2015
Have you been feeling difficulties in breathing lately? If yes, you could be suffering from Emphysema. Though there are many other symptoms of the disease, but breathing problems is the most common symptom, as Emphysema is directly related to the lung, and your ability to breathe. You should never neglect the symptoms of Emphysema - approach a pulmonologist and get it diagnosed quickly so that you can opt for the best treatment.

Emphysema is a disease of the lungs where the organ responsible for breathing is not able to expel air properly. There are tissues in the lungs that support the function and shape of the lungs, and when you are showing Emphysema symptoms, it means that these tissues are damaged. Tissue damage obstructs the flow of air. And since the passages are blocked, the body asks you to put more effort, and this is what causes the shortness of breath. Smoking, which causes bronchitis, is also a main cause of Emphysema.
The emphysema symptoms arise from two primary causes. Firstly, you will experience shortness of breath because there are obstructions in air passage to the lungs. And secondly the carbon monoxide levels in the body go up when the alveoli or the tissues are damaged. You will also need to remember that the symptoms tend to vary a lot from one person to another.
  1. Breathing problems - This is the primary Emphysema symptom. So if you are experiencing shortness of breath for no apparent reason, you should consult your doctor immediately.
  2. Chronic cough - If you smoke cigarettes, it is more likely that you will become a victim than someone who doesn't. Many smokers have a chronic cough, and it is also associated with Emphysema. This cough can be without or with sputum.
  3. Rapid breathing - You can be suffering from Emphysema even if you do not show shortness of breathing. There are some who actually breathe rapidly and this condition is known as Tachypnea.
  4. Wheezing - Wheezing is among the most common symptoms of Emphysema as most victims are affected. Wheezing refers to a whistling kind of a sound when you are breathing.
  5. Reduced tolerance to exercise - If you are suffering from this disease, you will probably not be able to cope with a busy exercise schedule. Also try to limit your physical activities as much as you can. Take care because this seems to become worse with time.
  6. Appetite loss - Many victims of Emphysema lose their appetite too. However often it can be difficult to associate this to Emphysema.
  7. Fever - Viral fever can also be a sign of Emphysema, particularly if the lung itself is also affected because of a bacterial infection, which is often the case.
Since smoking is one of the major contributing factors for emphysema, one must quit smoking to prevent this condition. In case of people who have already been diagnosed with this disease, giving up this habit might help slow down the progression of this lung condition. It is advisable to minimize one's exposure to environmental pollutants. Since this condition inhibits proper air exchange and causes shortness of breath, the use of bronchodilators might prove beneficial. These medications facilitate better air exchange and allow the air passages to open fully. Supplemental oxygen might be required in severe cases. Antibiotics and steroids might be prescribed to treat emphysema associated with asthma and bronchitis. Performing certain breathing exercises might also help.

If you are a smoker and have been suffering from the aforementioned symptoms, you must get yourself medically examined at the earliest. Chest X-ray, pulmonary function tests, arterial blood gases analysis, and sputum analysis are some of the diagnostic tests that are conducted to diagnose emphysema.
emphysema, diagnose emphysema, symptoms of emphysema, treatment of emphysema, smoking and emphysema, asthma and emphysema, shortness of breath, emphysema symptoms, emphysema treatment, bronchitis
Read latest diseases...
Narcolepsy symptoms, Narcolepsy  treatment, Narcolepsy causes,narcolepsy, causes of narcolepsy, symptoms of narcolepsy, treatment of narcolepsy, narcolepsy causes, narcolepsy symptoms, narcolepsy treatment, how to deal with narcolepsy, cure for narcolepsy, sleep paralysis, hallucinationsNarcolepsy..Read More
rheumatic fever in children, symptoms of rheumatic fever in children, treatment of rheumatic fever,rheumatic fever in children, symptoms of rheumatic fever in children, treatment of rheumatic fever in children, rheumatic fever in children symptoms, rheumatic fever in children treatment, strep throat, scarlet fever, strep throat infection, skin rash, weight lossRheumatic Fever in Children..Read More
choana atresia causes, treatment of choana atresia, symptoms of choana atresia,choanal atresia, symptoms of choanal atresia, causes of choanal atresia, diagnosis of choanal atresia, treatment of choanal atresia, prevention of choanal atresia, choanal atresia causes, choanal atresia symptoms, choanal atresia diagnosis, choanal atresia treatment, choanal atresia preventionChoanal Atresia..Read More
treatmetn of cirrhosis of the liver, symptoms of cirrhosis of the liver, causes of cirrhosis liver,liver cirrhosis, cirrhosis of the liver, causes of liver cirrhosis, symptoms of liver cirrhosis, treatment of liver cirrhosis, prognosis of liver cirrhosis, stages of liver cirrhosis, liver cirrhosis causes, liver cirrhosis symptoms, liver cirrhosis treatment, liver cirrhosis prognosis, chronic hepatitis, scarring of the tissue in the liverCirrhosis of the Liver..Read More
encephalocele treatment, symptoms of encephalocele, causes of encephalocele,encephalocele, encephaloceles, symptoms of encephaloceles, diagnosis of encephaloceles, causes of encephaloceles, treatment of encephaloceles, encephaloceles causes, encephaloceles symptoms, encephaloceles diagnosis, encephaloceles treatment, neurosurgeonEncephaloceles..Read More
Seborrheic Dermatitis casues, treatment of Seborrheic Dermatitis, symptoms of Seborrheic Dermatitis,seborrheic dermatitis, causes of seborrheic dermatitis, symptoms of seborrheic dermatitis, treatment of seborrheic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis causes, seborrheic dermatitis symptoms, seborrheic dermatitis treatment, treating seborrheic dermatitis naturally, seborrheic dermatitis home remedies, home remedies for seborrheic dermatitis, dermatologist, dermatitisSeborrheic Dermatitis..Read More
Search Doctors by Speciality
Best Pediatrician in Delhi
Best Dentist in Delhi
Best Psychiatrist in Delhi
Best Neurologist in Delhi
Best Oncologist in Delhi
Best Acupuncturist in Delhi
Best Chest & Allergy in Delhi
Best Diabetologist in Delhi
Best Physiotherapist in Delhi
Best Gynecologist in Delhi
Best Cardiologist in Delhi
Best Pulmonologist in Delhi
Best Dermatologist in Delhi
Best Dietician in Delhi
Best Endocrinologist in Delhi
Best Nephrologist in Delhi
Best Orthopaedic in Delhi
Best Psychologist in Delhi
Best Homeopathy in Delhi
Best Urologist in Delhi
Best Ayurvedic in Delhi
Best Nutritionist in Delhi
Best Orthopaedic Surgeon in Delhi
Best Plastic-Cosmetic Surgeon in Delhi
Best General Physician in Delhi
Best General Surgeon in Delhi
Best Ear Nose Throat (ENT) in Delhi
Best Gastroenterologist in Delhi
Best Laparoscopic Surgeon in Delhi
Best Ophthalmologist in Delhi
Best General Practitioner in Delhi
Best Dermatologist in Mumbai
Best Dentist in Mumbai
Best Ear Nose Throat (ENT) in Bangalore
Best Gastroenterologist in Bangalore
Best Gynecologist in Noida
Best General Physician in Noida
Best Pediatrician in Noida
Best Plastic Cosmetic Surgeon in Noida
Best Dermatologist in Pune
Best Gynecologist in Navi Mumbai
Best Pediatrician in Bangalore
Best Ophthalmologist in Bangalore
Best Dentist in Gurgaon
Best General Physician in Gurgaon
Best General Practitioner in Gurgaon
Best Ear Nose Throat (ENT) in Gurgaon
Best Gynecologist in Mumbai
Best Gynecologist in Thane
Best Dermatologist in Bangalore
Best Pediatrician in Mumbai
Best Physiotherapist in Faridabad
Best Orthopaedic in Faridabad
Best Dentist in Faridabad
Best Ophthalmologist in Faridabad
Best Gynecologist in Pune
Best Orthopaedic Surgeon in Mumbai
Best General Practitioner in Bangalore
Best Ear Nose Throat (ENT) in Mumbai
Best Orthopaedic Surgeon in Faridabad
Book Diagnostics Tests Delhi/NCR
Book Health Packages Delhi/NCR
About Us
Press Releases
Terms of Use
Privacy Policy
Our Services
DocPractice™ Premium
Health Card
Hospital SignUp
Book Diagnostics Tests Delhi/NCR
Book Health Packages Delhi/NCR
Hospital listing
Diagnostic center
Contact us
Ecommerce Flow / Incorporated
Read Articles
Learn About Diseases
Learn About Diagnostic Tests
Learn About Generic Drugs
Social media
Follow us
Lazoi on Facebook Lazoi on Twitter Lazoi on Google Plus Lazoi on BlogSpot
Make online secure payment using

MasterCard  VISA  NetBanking 
Copyright © 2016 Lazoi Lifecare™ Pvt. Ltd. All rights reserved. Website Version 3.2.2