Pulmonology

Psychogenic Breathlessness – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of It!

Psychogenic breathlessness or pseudo-dyspnea is a condition where the patient suffers from shortness of breath time to time. This disease is often confused with a similar breathing disorder called Chronic Dyspnea. While there are a lot of factors involved in chronic dyspnea, like allergens and pulmonary diseases, psychogenic breathlessness has more to do with the …

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What Does a Pulmonologist Do?

Pulmonologists are specially trained in diagnosis [by history taking and physical examination], evaluation [diagnostic tests (blood, urine, sputum, Chest X-Ray and CTs, PFTs and bronchoscopy, etc)] and management [treatment, holistic care, rehabilitation, and prognosis] of diseases of the respiratory system such as: CHEST INFECTIONS : Due to bacteria [gram positive, gram negative or anaerobic], viruses …

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