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Pulmonary circulation is the movement of blood from the heart to the lungs and back again. Ask questions about how to maintain a healthy heart here.
A pathological diagnosis defined as the permanent destructive enlargement of the air spaces distal to the terminal bronchioles, resulting in loss of alveolar surface area and reduction of oxygen exchange. Scarring of the lungs, usually caused by pollutants. At one point it was determined that over …
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It really depends on the type of Pulmonary Fibrosis. If it's Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, then there's not much anyone can do on account of it being of an unknown cause. In these cases the general life expectancy is 5-7 years after contracting the disease. For other variations of Pulmonary Fibro…
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Ovulation Bleeding ovulation bleeding does occurs mid cycle and can occur with right or left lower abdominal pain due to rupture of the follicle..it is known to be caused by a drop in hormone levels right before ovulation, it can also be attributed to the release of the egg from the follicle. The…
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a person needs artificial respiration when he or she need more oxygen
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To treat a sprained ankle, talk to your doctor. If you don't want to go to the doctor: 1.Think of rice 2.Elevation 3.Put ice on it 4.Compression 5.Put this Chinese bandage(you don't have to)on your ankle, It will make blood go into it...which is good 6.Don't walk on it,set it 7.If it hurts ba…
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Answer It's definitely not a completed answer but here is what I found: "Prednisone is rapidly converted to prednisolone in the liver and in most instances, these drugs are considered to be roughly equivalent." The above quote is from the website linked below.
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An exothermic reaction is one in which heat or energy is released, and that occurs in respiration. That is how the body uses respiration -- to get energy. If it were an endothermic reaction we would need to put energy into the process and not get energy out.
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My son is nine years old and since he was one week old, he has had dark earwax. I asked the doctor and she stated that some people sluff off more red blood cells in their ear canals than others. It was recommended when he was little to put peroxide in his ears and it would go away..... never happen…
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Anything over 29 mEq/L is considered dangerous. Some things that can cause high levels include breathing disorders, Cushing syndrome, hyperaldosternoism, and vomiting.
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"Oxygen saturation" refers to the fraction of hemoglobin that is saturated by oxygen. It is related to the partial pressure of oxygen in the inspired air and, therefore, to altitude. Normal oxygen saturation in an otherwise healthy individual at sea level is > 95%. Low oxygen saturations can be …
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Answer A pulmonary emboli is a blood clot, air bubble or a hard protein which was carried to the lung via the blood stream. The source of such blood clots may originate from fatty tissues released into the blood stream as a result of a fracture. A frequent cause for clots are extensive sitting du…
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When your oxygen saturation levels drop, your blood is not carrying enough oxygen to provide your body the levels it needs. If they drop low enough, your body will shut down and you can die. If you are hooked to a ventilator, this will help the body increase the oxygen saturation levels in your bloo…
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There are basic characteristics of respiration in humans and mammals. The first stage is ventilation, followed by pulmonary gas exchange, gas transport, and peripheral gas exchange.
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Respiration, which put simply is the reaction of oxygen and glucose to form water anc carbon dioxide, releases energy.
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The prognosis will depend on the individual's health and lifestyle. Minor emphysema has an FEV1 rate of over 80 percent survival.
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Congestive heart failure can cause pulmonary edema but I am not sure about an embolism. Congestive heart failure (CHF) depending on the severity of the condition can cause pulmonary edema.  As the disease progresses, if the patient has left sided CHF, the blood does not flow properly and wi…
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breaks down the food and releases oxygen and glucose.
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Before new treatments, like in the 90s, most people died within 2 - 3 years of diagnosis, at whatever age they were diagnosed. But with new treatments (such as epoprostenol being pumped into your chest), people live much longer, some people living 6 years, and quite a few living 12 years, or even de…
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The medical term for the windpipe is trachea.It is called "TRACHEA"tracheaThe tracheaTrachea.tracheaThe "windpipe" is the colloquial term for the trachea, a tube connecting the throat to the lungs.
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Pulmonary fibrosis is a disease in which the lungs have scar tissue in them. After a while the lungs become thickened and stiff, making it difficult to breathe.
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Hi, I'm using Synthetic resin for varnish. I contains Cyclohexanone resin, Acrylic resin and Mineral spirit. I would suggest you go to the manufacturer and ask for the Health & safety sheet or the risk assessment sheet for their product. Resins are an irritant, in particular individuals ca…
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It depends. My pulmonary embolism was extremely painful. Think about it like this: when you breathe you get a very sharp pain, so sharp it startles you, and when you get startled you automatically take another breath. A never ending cycle of pain. Mine was exactly like that. I survived three days wi…
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A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot in the lung. Clots that form elsewhere in the body can become lodged in the blood vessels leading from the right ventricle to the lungs.
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Yes, a pulmonary embolism can be considered a pre-existing condition. This would only be the case if you had been previously diagnosed with the condition.
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Primary complex is another name for tuberculosis (TB). Drugs can treat this condition, some of those are: isoniazid (Laniazid, Nydrazid), rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane), pyrazinamide (pms-Pyrazinamide, Tebrazid) and ethambutol (Myambutol) - taken over at least a six month period.
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Any place gravity takes it in your airway passages from your nose to your throat to your bronchial tubes and even down into your lungs in some cases.  In response to the invading cold viruses, mucus is produced by the mucous membranes that line your air passages. The common cold viruses cause t…
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Erythrocytes sedimentation rate (ESR), Westergren method,(Sed Rate) is blood test measures how quickly red blood cells (erythrocytes) settle in a test tube. The more red cells that fall to the bottom of a special test tube in one hour, the higher the sed rate. When inflammation is present in the bo…
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Although I am no expert on the matter, by any means, I am in the medical field, and am actually working on a research project involving these 2 Influenzas. I will give basics only, because if not, I could type forever. 1) Avian Flu, H5N1, is but one type of "bird flu" and is the subtype of influenz…
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i was searching the net for an answer of the same Question you asked , my mother is suffering from ipf for several years , and now in a very advanced stage , cant move from the bed even the toilert she have it in bed , having oxygen 24 hours, the carbon dioxide level reached 66% but we are trying to…
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There are rare cases of a condition called Alpha-1 Antitrypsin deficiency. This is a genetic condition that causes Emphysema and can be passed along a family line. However, this condition is extremely rare; there are only about 100,000 cases in all of North America. The most common cause is tobacco …
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the act of going backRegression means the act of going back to a previous place or state, return or reversion.
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yes there is. you have to go to the hospital to get a vaccine
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Pulmonary emblolii develop by a wandering blood clot (usually from the legs), which travel to the lungs via the heart. Several of these clots could migrate to the pulmonary vasculature and aggregate in one vessel.
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Atelectasis refers to an area of the lung that is squeezed into a smaller than normal size. Bibasilar means this happens in the left and right bottom parts of the lung. It can be due to many things - most commonly obesity, taking small breaths, plugs of mucus, or medications that suppress the cough.…
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Emphysema is a long-term, progressive disease of the lungs that primarily causes shortness of breath due to over-inflation of the alveoli (air sacs in the lung). In people with emphysema, the lung tissue involved in exchange of gases (oxygen and carbon dioxide) is impaired or destroyed. Source: …
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There are many causes of emphysema. Examples of causes of the disease emphysema include smoking drugs such as the one known as "weed", smoking tobacco products, and air pollution.
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Each artery in the human body has a baro-receptor. These baroreceptors, when innervated, cause dilation and constriction of the artery. For instance, if someone is losing a vast amount of blood, the baro-receptor notices a decrease in volume and sends an impulse to the brain which changes the amount…
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Primary pulmonary hypertension is generally classified as a disease of the lung, related to high blood-pressure. Essentially, the increased pressure causes some pulmonary arteries and veins to work at drastically different rates than others, creating an imbalance that can cause fatigue, shortness of…
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Deoxygenated. The blood is carried by the pulmonary arteries from the heart to the lungs to replenish the oxygen.
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There is no known treatment for Emphysema
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"Fibrosis" is a term used to refer to scarring, so pulmonary fibrosis means scarring in the lungs. No it is not contagious. Little is known about the mechanism of the disease, but there does seem to be a genetic component and some sort of trigger - either environmental, lung injury, etc. The body ac…
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The term "emphysema" is derived from the Greek ἐμφυσᾶν emphysan meaning "inflate" - itself composed of ἐν en, meaning "in", and φυσᾶν physan, meaning "breath, blast".
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Pulmonary embolisms usually start out as a DVT or deep vein thrombosis or a blood clot in one of the major veins. These can form for a number of reasons. If someone has blood that is more prone to clotting than others or if they don't move for an extended period of time which would allow the blood t…
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A healthy individual would have a normal oxygen saturation of 97%-99%
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It can be caused by any of these, or more particularly by inhalation of smoke such as tobacco smoke. Emphysema (COPD) is the destruction of the alveoli in the lungs.
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A condition in which the air sacs of the lungs are damaged and enlarged, causing difficulty in expelling CO2 and getting enough O2.
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a malignant tumor originating in the epithelial cells of glandular tissue and forming in glandular structures cancer dirived form glandular tissue or in which the tumor cells form recognizable glandular structures
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yes my gf had implantation two days of ovulation.it was pink blood and then brown for two days
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amoxicillin 2g is equal to what dosage
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the president so happens to of die pooping cause when you die your gentiles fall. the number you need to call is 480-911-000. do not blame people. Please respect any edgars even if their real name is Jean.
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7 discs - 1 minute = 1/2 a disc all 7 discs fill = 14 minutes single dive tank = 15 minutes apnea diving - is a type of short unaided dive
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No, because 'Cronic' is not a technical word and 'Pulmonary' is to do with the heart and veins. However I have also been wondering what the name of the disease to be hungry is? Oh well :* Cami g xxx I will make an account called 28Gemstone soon if it is not occupied and NO I am not a nerd or smart I…
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Mild bibasilar atelectasis is a condition where part or the entire lung collapses. It is due to an obstruction or blockage that results in the prevention of the respiratory exchange of dioxide and oxygen.
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Pulmonary Edema is when liquids fill your lungs. It's caused by the left arterie failure.
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Central obesity, thick neck (anatomically), and several more.
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It can be many tings : fibrosis calcified nodule (to the local old lesion - tuberculosis, dust intake to the workplace ), cancer, active tuberculosis, autoimmune disease, and more. The differentiation can be made on radiography, MRI, microscopic examination from biopsy fragment.
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In human anatomy, the hypopharynx is the bottom part of the throat or pharynx that connects to the esophagus. In insects, the hypopharynx are mouth parts, such as the tongue of the grasshopper.
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Pulmonary Fibrosis Death is a death that occurs due to scarring of the lungs. An oxygen tank may help with breathing, but ultimately, the best option for longer life is a lung transplant.
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Pneumonia in lower portion of the lungs
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Impairment of motor control, loss of short term memory, nausea, euphoria, drunkeness, loss of inhibition, loss of good judgement. These are a few of the effects.
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I guess you refer to the pulmonary valve stenosis which usually is due to the valve calcification when less blood supply will go from right ventricle of heart to the pulmonary circulation. The right ventricle will be hypertrophied because it's working harder then before.
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Carbon dioxide is not toxic but is also not breathable.
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in respiration, sugar is oxidised. what does this mean?
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i think it's because you need new air every once in a while.............
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Chronic atelectasis is chronic or long-term collapse of part or all of a lung.
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Albuterol inhalers used to be powered by CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons). Because of the Montreal Protocol to phase out the use and production of CFCs, since 2008 all Albuterol inhalers are powered by hydrofluoroalkanes (HFAs).
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Symptoms of a bacterial lung infection includes fever, pain, fluid buildup, and coughing. This is a serious medical condition which must be treated quickly.
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The effects of stress on the body can be physical, emotional and mental. You might experience aches and pains in your body and lose interest in sex. You may have problems remembering things and constantly think negative. You might be agitated, moody and unable to relax.
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100mg of Prednisone daily is alot of Prednisone. I would speak to your doctor thoroughly before taking that much. If it's needed, I wouldn't stay on it for very long. Prednisone can be toxic in high doses; and, can cause steroidal psychosis. Google it. A friend of mine was on 100mg daily for a few m…
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Blood Clots in the veins of Legs is a medical condition better known as DVT or Deep Venous Thrombosis. It is potentially life threatening condition and needs treatment --the sooner the better. There are a number of predisposing factors which may lead to DVT-- trauma, History of Surgery, prolonged im…
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It is your "PULMONARY ARTERY" and your "PULMONARY VEIN." There purpose is to carry De-Oxygenated blood to the lungs and oxygenated blood back to the heart. Your "Pulmonary Artery" carried De-Oxygenated Blood from the heart to the lungs (Your "Pulmonary Artery" is the ONLY ARTERY that carries De-Oxyg…
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I have the same problem! I read somewhere of what it's called. but heres a site that has helped me a lot. my mom showed it to me. Very great. ~mmfwcl~ http://symptoms.webmd.com/symptomchecker
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They are called Pulmonologist a specialist who deals with conditions of the lungs and respiratory tract. While not physicians, respiratory therapists are specially trained healthcare professionals who work with patients to help treat airway and breathing problems caused by asthma.
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One respiration is equal to one fall and rise of a patient's chest. The total number of times a person breathes in sixty seconds is known as the respiration rate. Any change in the respiration rate of a patient signifies that the patient is undergoing some form of stress or that there is an underlyi…
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The Krebs cycle does not produce ATP directly, it produces high energy reduced compounds (FADH2 and NADH) which are then used to power the formation of ATP through the electron transport chain (ETC) and oxidative phosphorylation. In total 36 ATP are yielded from cellular respiration, 34 of them from…
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Normal oxygen saturation levels vary slightly depending on age and activity. A blood oxygen level of less than 90 percent is considered abnormal. The organs in the body need a continuous supply of oxygen to function properly. If oxygen saturation levels in the body become too low, various problems c…
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Oxygen saturation's that fluctuate during sleep usually are the result of sleep disordered breathing, which is not uncommon. Brady-Tachycardia effect are typical as well. One could question the integrity of the signal during sleep, however, I bet you have some form of respiratory disturbance.-could …
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Deoxygenated blood from pulmonary circulation and cardiac perfusion is dumped into the the left atria, which brings down the oxygen saturation to about 97%. This is referred to as physiological shunting.
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tar causes of perhaps all diseases in the lungs
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Photosynthisis is a part of a plant growing Respiration is braething in and out.
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lipid , surface tension lowering agent . secreted from type 2 alveolar epithelium . composed of phospholipids ( lecithin ), apoproteins & calcium ions .
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Labored Moist Deep Shallow Difficult Stertorous (sounds like snoring)
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raw materials is in the respiration
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respiratory system Circulatory system
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you need oxygen for respiration.Respiration is the process of inhaling and exhaling and releasing energy from glucose and oxygen
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