Medications: To slow the progression of pulmonary fibrosis by managing symptoms.  Prednisone medications: To suppress the immune system if an autoimmune condition is the cause of pulmonary fibrosis. Antifibrotic drugs: To reduce or minimise the further scarring of the lung tissues. Oxygen therapy: For easier breathing. Rehabilitation programs: To learn breathing techniques and other factors to improve lung efficacy. Lung transplant: Can be done only if the above treatment methods do not work out.  11 Effective Ways to Lower Your Resting Heart Rate (RHR) … [Read more...] about COVID-19 And Pulmonary Fibrosis: Causes, Symptoms, Risk Factors And Treatments
A first of its kind study at the University of Bologna addressed this question by targeting the re-consolidation process in the prefrontal cortex to wipe out fears induced by negative memories. The new study, published in the journal Current Biology, describes a method of blocking re-consolidation to erase recurring trauma and alter how the prefrontal cortex functions so that an aversive event no longer induces fear. The research team, led by Sara Borgomaneri, used TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) to create magnetic fields that alter neural activity in particular areas of the brain. … [Read more...] about Have Scientists Found a Way to Erase Your Worst Fears?
But with all your attempts to quiet your worries and doubts, up they come again. “You can’t do this. You can’t handle it. You could make a fool of yourself. Don’t let anyone see you struggle. Please not today.” All of these demeaning, pessimistic, perfectionistic messages and all this anxious worrying and fear of humiliation is producing the lump in your throat… or causing the sweat to accumulate on the armpits of your blouse… or generating whatever symptoms you’re experiencing. And when you respond with, “I can’t stand all this anxiety,” you unintentionally produce even more symptoms. … [Read more...] about Dear Anxiety, Please Drench My Armpits
"I know if I stay with my parents for more than two-three weeks, my life will become way different than the one I am living in Bangalore. This is because they have a different theory of life and I have my own. They do not watch movies other than those which were released in the 1970s, 1980s and so on. For them, listening to songs with earphones on or giving space to each other, is an alien concept," said Priya. … [Read more...] about Exclusive: How Moving In With Parents Have Changed Youths During This Pandemic