When something harmful or irritating affects a part of our body, there is a biological response to try to remove it. Inflammation can be uncomfortable, but it means that the body is starting to heal itself.
December 15, 2019
Pneumonia yields the greatest number of deaths from any infectious disease, including HIV infection, malaria or tuberculosis. With the disease killing nearly a million children each year, it’s important to educate yourself on what exactly you’re up against to protect you and your family.
Pneumonia is caused by viruses, bacteria and fungi. It comes in two main forms, depending on where you acquire it:
Together with your healthcare provider, it’s important to rule out the cause of your pneumonia to ensure you receive the proper treatment to treat your condition or your loved one’s. Make sure to speak with your doctor if you experience any early signs and symptoms of the disease.