Pathophysiology of Bronchitis Treatment: Chronic Bronchitis

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Pathophysiology of Bronchitis Treatment: Chronic Bronchitis

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Pathophysiology of Bronchitis Treatment: Chronic Bronchitis

Chronic Bronchitis Chronic bronchitis effects and symptoms condition involving the inflammation of the organic aphrodisiac (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. Evil or Very Mad

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* Exercising regularly so as to strengthen the muscles that help breathe. Start by exercising slowly and for just a little while at a time. Then slowly increase the time you exercise each day and also how fast you exercise. * An exercise regime called pulmonary rehabilitation may also help improve breathing. Pulmonary rehabilitation is usually given by a respiratory therapist. * A breathing method called "pursed-lip breathing" also helps. To do this, take a deep breath and then breathe out slowly through the mouth while holding the lips as if going to kiss someone. Pursed-lip breathing slows down the fast breathing and helps one feel better. * Drink a minimum of eight glasses of water or other fluids every day. This will help to keep the mucus thin, elizabeth city state university cough up. Avoid sugar and dairy products because they tend to weaken the immune system and stimulate excessive mucus production. * Avoid taking cough suppressants, as it may cause mucus buildup and can lead to serious complications, such as pneumonia. * Avoid taking antihistamines or decongestants as these medications can worsen the situation by drying the airways and causing the mucus to thicken. * Stay away from chemicals, dust, paints, bronchitis causes and cures respiratory irritants as these worsen the condition.



  • Treatment: There is no complete cure for chronic bronchitis.
  • The main aim of treatment is to relieve symptoms and prevent complications.



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