Blood tests: To identify infections or an autoimmune condition. Blood oxygen level test: To evaluate the amount of oxygen in the blood. Lung function tests: To find out whether the lungs are working properly or not. Sputum sample test: To detect if infections (bacteria or virus) are the cause. CT scan: To look for signs of lung damage due to pulmonary fibrosis. Biopsy: To exactly determine the scarring of the lungs and rule out other lung diseases. Why Small Pulse Oximeter Is Becoming A Major Tool For Doctors During The COVID-19 Pandemic … [Read more...] about COVID-19 And Pulmonary Fibrosis: Causes, Symptoms, Risk Factors And Treatments
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The 84 healthy study participants learned an unpleasant memory, created by paring an electric shock with certain images. After they learned the aversive memory, the next day, researchers presented participants with the same stimulus which had already been recorded as aversive. Ten minutes afterward, the scientists placed electromagnetic coils on the heads of participants and used TMS to interfere with the participants' prefrontal cortex activity. … [Read more...] about Have Scientists Found a Way to Erase Your Worst Fears?
But, just for a moment, imagine what you would sound like if you begged for your symptoms to swell. “Anxiety, I urge you to make me more embarrassed. I want you to make my cheeks bright lobster red. I’m at a 7 right now; make it a 10, please! No—make it an 11!” We’re purposefully embracing this theater of the absurd to shift your attitude and to help you stop resisting. Remember: Anxiety feeds off your resistance. The more you practice this extreme stance of asking for more, the less likely you are to say, “Oh no, this is bad. I can’t handle this.” … [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