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Cheema Medical Complex

Month: April 2017

7 Common Myths & Facts About Asthma

#1 Myth: Asthma is only when there is troubled breathing. #1 Fact: Asthma is a disease that can be life threatening and is difficult to predict. Even without visible symptoms, there is underlying inflammation in the airways in people with asthma. Asthma is not cured when the symptoms are gone. It is important to keep […]

What is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) ?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a respiratory problem characterised by persistent respiratory symptoms like breathlessness, chronic cough and sputum production. Its mainly seen in smokers after the age of 40 years but these symptoms may be underreported by the patients. COPD is currently the fourth leading cause of death worldwide and is expected to […]

5 Myths and Facts of Pregnancy

There are so many beliefs passed down from mother to daughter that it’s difficult to know what to follow and what’s pure hogwash. Show me a first-time-pregnant lady or new mum and there will be 10 well-meaning aunts, neighbours and ancillary old ladies waiting to confuse her with plenty of unsolicited advice on what to […]

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)?

Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder characterised by repeated cessation of respiration (apnea) during sleep. Its symptoms are: • Loud snoring, • Excessive daytime sleepiness, • Gasping or choking during the sleep, • Witnessed episodes of cessation of respiration, • Morning headaches, • Irritability during the day or • Night time sweating. Cause: Obstructive […]

Painless Treatment for Drug-Free Healthy Life

Addiction is a chronic disease which is known by drug seeking and use that is compulsive and is difficult to control. The harmful consequences are also associated with the addiction of drugs. Changes that occur in the brain can be persistent because of which drug addiction is considered a “relapsing” disease. People involved in recovery […]