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
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Ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the nation-wide lockdown from 24 March 2020, staying at home has become the new normal. Be it education institutions,work stations, fitness centres, malls, everything was shut down due to safety reasons and to counter the spread of viral infections. Due to this, several companies allowed their employees to work from home. This was to ensure that people are staying at home and are protected from the coronavirus outbreak. As a result, most of the people thought to move in with their parents and folks. … [Read more...] about Exclusive: How Moving In With Parents Have Changed Youths During This Pandemic
But what if we could reduce or entirely erase constant, recurring maladaptive fears? You might be thinking that it sounds like science fiction. But some therapies such as EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) and pharmacological treatments already disrupt and modulate traumatic experiences. The amnesia drug amnestic, for example, blocks new memories and causes reactivated memories to be forgotten by preventing re-consolidation. The process of re-consolidation occurs when a recalled memory is in an easily-altered state, and the memory must be “saved” all over again for it to be strengthened and stored long-term. But what if we could wipe out traumatic memories without drugs or prolonged and intensive psychotherapies? … [Read more...] about Have Scientists Found a Way to Erase Your Worst Fears?
Have you ever had a hard time falling asleep? You lie down, close your eyes, and attempt to put your mind at ease. After a few minutes, you tell yourself, “Look, it’s nighttime. I’m in bed. I’m under the covers. It’s time to go to sleep.” Several more minutes pass. “Hey, I have to get to sleep! I can’t just lie here for hours. I can’t stand this!” … [Read more...] about Dear Anxiety, Please Drench My Armpits
Having a look at what is currently on your plate (to-do list, calendar, life goals) might snap you out of this weird FOMO for knitting kitty cat scarves (or whatever it is bugging you). Perhaps you have more than enough to keep you busy—and hopefully, some of those things are also on your passionate list. Re-center yourself on your goals and stay there. … [Read more...] about FOMO (Pandemic Version) Is Nonsense