Allergist discusses smoke and asthma
11
March

Allergist discusses smoke and asthma

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

IN SOME LOCATIONS THIS COULD EASILY BE SMOKE. SMOKE FROM THE KING FIRE IS CAUSING A LOT OF PROBLEMS ACROSS THE REGION. IN AREAS OF PLACER COUNTY IT IS BAD ENOUGH TO CANCEL SOME SCHOOLS. SO HOW DO YOU REALLY PROTECT YOUR SELF FROM THE SMOKE THE SIDE HOLDING YOUR BREATH ALL DAY WHICH IS […]




Chronic Cough: A Patient’s Perspective
23
February

Chronic Cough: A Patient’s Perspective

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , /

You know when you’re on an airplane? And that person next to you keeps coughing, and you just want to get away from them? Well I’m that person coughing. It’s just unbearable. It never goes away. My doctors have run every test, and they still can’t explain it. If you’ve experienced a similar cough, learn […]


A Vaping-Related Illness Has Turned Deadly, Here’s What You Need to Know

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

In recent weeks, reports of a mysterious respiratory illness have taken the U.S. by storm, one that’s sickened at least 380 patients and turned fatal for seven. As health investigators from across the country begin to look into the issue, a common thread seems to be emerging: vaping. But medical studies are still in their […]


When Vaping Goes Wrong
03
February

When Vaping Goes Wrong

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Number 5 Simah Herman 18-year-old Simah Herman was one of the victims of a violent lung disease outbreak which we’ll explore in depth, further down our list. Doctors determined that vaping had been the root cause of her illness, as it had been the case for several hundred people since the spring of 2019. Herman […]


How to use an inhaler
15
January

How to use an inhaler

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

I’m Deb Lulling and I’m the supervisor for community nursing at Parkview Health. Today we’re going to show you how to use an inhaler with a spacer. There are many different types of inhalers that help you manage your respiratory diseases such as asthma COPD emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Regardless of what inhaler you use, […]


Intubation & Mechanical Ventilation
13
January

Intubation & Mechanical Ventilation

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

You may receive endotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation if you are in an emergency situation involving severe respiratory problems or if you are having general anesthesia during a surgical procedure. When you breathe, air moves into your lungs when a muscle called the diaphragm, along with other muscles nearby, contracts and causes the chest cavity […]


Cycling With Asthma, Interval Recovery And Correct Shoe Colour | Ask GCN Anything
11
January

Cycling With Asthma, Interval Recovery And Correct Shoe Colour | Ask GCN Anything

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

– Welcome to Ask GCN Anything. – This week we answer your questions on asthma, burning carbs and white shoes. – Oh, it’s a packed out show this week, isn’t it? – It’s a good one. – If you’d like to be involved on next week’s show, then use the hashtag torqueback in the comment […]


My Handbag Keeps Me Alive | Living Differently
08
January

My Handbag Keeps Me Alive | Living Differently

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

You can’t leave your heart at home, but I possibly could. My pump is like a part of my body. It helps me live. So, it’s with me everywhere I go. It’s kind of like my friend. I guess I should give it a name, or something. I have a disease called pulmonary arterial hypertension, […]