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
When mental health is an emergency
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
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 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
So in response to their productivity, we rush outside to garden the heck out of our yard. We scramble to paint our bathrooms, create Etsy projects, start an art business (ah-hem), begin and re-begin “that” novel (also, ah-hem), cook up storms, and more. Or, we find ourselves making lists to do these things and then we do nothing, only to flog ourselves for it. Or, we pull the covers over our heads and sink into a deep, pandemic depression. (All of which are completely natural emotions during this time, mind you.) … [Read more...] about FOMO (Pandemic Version) Is Nonsense