Asthma is a disorder that causes the airways of the lungs to swell and narrow, leading to wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing.  Asthma is a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways. Causes of Asthma Your airways are tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs. If you… Read More Asthma

Whooping Cough – A Highly Contagious Bacterial Disease

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) is  that causes uncontrollable, violent coughing. The coughing can make it hard to breathe.  A deep “whooping” sound is often heard when the patient tries to take a breath. Causes of Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Infection caused by the Bordetella Pertussis or Bordetella Parapertussis Bacteria. It is a serious disease that can cause permanent disability in infants, and even… Read More Whooping Cough – A Highly Contagious Bacterial Disease