ARCHIVE SEARCH
      -OR-  
 
  NEWS CHANNELS
Fitness News
 > Asthma Allergy News
Diabetes News
Women's Health News
Men's Health News

  MY NEWS
Personal Archive
My Account

  ABOUT THIS NEWSFEED
About Us
Advertise With Us
Feed Your Site
Contact Us


Site Map
RSS News Feed 

  Website development & hosting
   by Cyber Software Solutions

 
Health Tip: Do You Have Bronchitis?
Usually characterized by cough lasting 10 days or more

(HealthDay News) -- Bronchitis is a respiratory disease characterized by inflamed mucus membranes in the lungs.

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute says common warning signs of bronchitis include:

  • Persistent cough lasting 10 days to 20 days.
  • Coughing up mucus, which may be clear, yellow or green. The latter two indicate a bacterial infection.
  • Wheezing when breathing, tightness in the chest or chest pain.
  • Low-grade fever.
  • Shortness of breath, especially during exercise.

If you have any of these symptoms, you should visit your doctor without delay.



-- Diana Kohnle

Copyright © 2014 HealthDay. All rights reserved.


Back to Top Stories
  GOOGLE ADS