Asthma is a long-term disease of the airways of the lung. The airways become sensitive to triggers (allergens and irritants).
Atrial fibrillation is a condition in which the heart beats in an irregular pattern. It is caused by a problem in the heart's electrical pathways. It can be a sign of heart disease or other health problems that affect the heart.
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited life-threatening disease that affects many organs. It causes changes in the electrolyte transport system causing cells to absorb too much sodium and water.
Health advice for those feeling depression; feeling depressed, sadness or having no hope; decreased joy from or interest in daily activities; thoughts of suicide.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. It is an umbrella term, made up of a variety of different diseases affecting the...
If you have pleurisy, the lining around your lungs is inflamed. This is most often due to a viral infection or pneumonia.
Pneumonia is an infection of one or both of the lungs caused by bacteria, viruses, or fungi. It is a serious infection in which the air sacs fill with pus and other liquid.
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a type of severe, acute lung dysfunction affecting all or most of both lungs that occurs as a result...
Sleep apnea is a breathing disorder characterized by brief interruptions of breathing during sleep. It is a serious, potentially life-threatening condition and happens in all age groups and both genders, although it is more common in men.