Understanding Croup

Croup is an illness that aggravates your infant’s upper airways and causes inflammation. As the airway underneath his vocal cords turns narrow, your child will find it difficult to breathe. His breathing will be noisy with rattling, and he’ll have a cough that sounds a lot like a high-pitched seal or dog bark. His voice will also sound raspy and dry and harsh, especially when he cries. Croup tends to…

March 28, 2018
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Acute Respiratory Illness

September 15, 2016

What is an Upper Respiratory Infection An acute respiratory infection is an infection that affects your normal breathing pattern. It normally starts as a viral infection inside the nose, the trachea (windpipe) or even the lungs. If the infection is not treated effectively, it can spread to the entire respiratory system. There is some disagreement between the exact boundary between the upper and lower respiratory tract. However, the upper respiratory…

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Most Effective Medication for Adult Colds

March 28, 2015

Everyone dreads colds, so when it comes to cold symptom treatment we all are looking for medication that provides quickest way to get over the cold. However, which medication that works best alleviate cold symptoms differ from person to person. Although over-the-counter, or OTC, cold medicines will not cure your cold, they can make dealing with a cold more comfortable, in which you let it runs its course. In this…

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The Common Cold: Causes Symptoms and Treatments

Almost everyone can recognize the first sign of the cold, including sneezing, scratch throat, runny noses. But what really causes a cold, and what do some people catch it while their friends or family members do not? And more importantly how can you prevent yourself from catching a cold this season. There are some basic elements of  a could that you should understand that help you keep you and your…

December 13, 2014
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