Cough

Cough   Overview A cough is a sudden, explosive expulsion of air from the lungs, usually caused by the need to expel something from the air passages. Productive coughing brings up mucus (referred to as sputum or phlegm) while an unproductive, dry cough does not....

Whooping Cough

Whooping Cough Overview Whooping cough is an acute bacterial disease characterized by a spasmodic cough that ends in a specific long, high-pitched sound and a whooping sound made during inhalation. It is highly contagious and most common in children....

Soothe Infant Coughs Gently

The stress levels of all mothers go up radically when their babies start coughing. Part of the frustration is because the mother feels so helpless to make it all better. The problem is made worse because people are much more aware of the dangers of over-the-counter...

Pulmonary Mycrobacterium Avium

Pulmonary Mycrobacterium Avium Overview A type of non-tuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infection, pulmonary mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) is relatively common and often occurs in patients with pre-existing pulmonary disease or those with depressed immunity. It is...