Did you recently learn you have a lung nodule? It’s normal to be concerned, but the good news is that most lung nodules are benign and don’t immediately threaten your health. Find out what causes them and how to protect your health.
Bronchiectasis and nontuberculous mycobacterial infection (NTM) may both cause symptoms, from coughing and mucus production to shortness of breath. Although there are similarities between the two conditions, it is important to understand the differences.
Asthma is a lung condition that inflames your bronchial tubes, that may cause difficulty breathing, wheezing, coughing, chest tightness and other symptoms. It may be triggered by specific irritants — and learning what triggers your asthma is essential.
Sleep apnea is a common disorder that interrupts breathing during sleep. If you’ve noticed your spouse exhibiting telltale symptoms like loud snoring and gasping for air during the night, it might be sleep apnea — and here’s what to do about it.
Your lungs work day and night to supply your body with oxygen. You might not think much about it — until you find that you can’t catch your breath. Learn more about what your shortness of breath could mean for your health.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common but serious lung condition. It develops with long-term exposure to irritants like cigarette smoke, and you could be at risk. Learn what COPD is and what causes it.
These days, staying healthy and protecting those around you is of utmost importance. With flu season approaching, now’s the time to learn more about how COVID-19 and flu vaccines work, and whether vaccination is right for you.
Cough is a natural beneficial reflex and a common symptom of acute illness. But when a cough lasts longer than eight weeks, it could be a sign of a more serious issue. Learn the differences between acute and chronic coughs, and when to see a doctor.
Loud snoring is a common symptom of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) — a disruptive and potentially dangerous sleep disorder — but it’s not the only one. Keep reading to find out how to spot other common signs of OSA.
Not too long ago the statement was made that if a patient had chronic obstructive lung disease that it was related to cigarette smoking, period. And only with very rare incidence was it related to anything else.
New York Magazine Best Doctors Jun 5, 2011
Dr. Kamelhar was awarded Top Doctors: New York Metro Area award, which lists those whom Castle Connolly has determined to be in the top 10 percent of the region’s physicians—more than 6,000 in all.
In order to make various conditions more easily detected to patients and their physicians, different medical organizations have devised short questionnaires of 4 or 5 or 6 or 10 questions that’s easy for the patient to complete...
COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a disease that is characterized by what we call air flow limitation. Air flow limitation means the air flow through the bronchial tubes is less than it should be.
Mar 18, 2009 – (HealthNewsDigest.com) – The fourth annual Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. National Physician of the Year Awards will take place on Monday evening, March 23, 2009 at the Hudson Theatre at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City.