How to Effectively Manage and Overcome Bronchitis

Bronchitis is something you are likely to have in your lifetime at least once. Since it usually follows a cold or other respiratory condition, most people will develop it in the course of their lifetime. Your chest is throbbing in pain. You are coughing and it hurts to do so. These are the first symptoms of bronchitis. Although it is a common condition that many face, for some it is even worse. That’s because for some people bronchitis is disabling and more frequent. If you fall in this category, then you are looking for a way to gain back your strength and to get your life back on track.

The good news is that you can do just that. Bronchitis doesn’t have to be a condition that you can’t shake. What it can be is a time for you to prove your self worth by pushing yourself to improve. In this e-book, we’ll discuss what bronchitis is, what it can do to your health and how to keep it out of your life as much as possible. By learning this now you can protect yourself in the long term from what bronchitis can do to you.

Table Of Contents
Dealing With Bronchitis:__________________________________________________________1
Table Of Contents______________________________________________________3
Introduction___________________________________________________________5
Chapter 1: Bronchitis, Cough, Cough______________________________________6
Symptoms To Look For_____________________________________________________7
Is It Chronic Sinusitis?____________________________________________________________9
Is It Chronic Bronchitis?_________________________________________________________10
Chapter 2: The Causes Of Bronchitis______________________________________12
Causes Of Chronic Bronchitis_____________________________________________________13
Are You At Risk, Then?____________________________________________________14
Do You Need A Doctor?____________________________________________________16
Chapter 3: Seeking A Doctor’s Help For Bronchitis_________________________19
How Diagnosis Happens____________________________________________________19
Treatment Options From Your Doctor________________________________________21
Chapter 4: What Can Happen If You Don’t Get Treatment____________________24
When It Happens Often____________________________________________________25
Chapter 5: Chronic Bronchitis And Emphysema____________________________27
What Happens In Chronic Bronchitis?________________________________________28
It Doesn’t Happen Fast_____________________________________________________30
What’s Emphysema’s Story?________________________________________________31
Emphysema Doesn’t Happen Fast, Either_____________________________________33
Chapter 6: Surviving COPD And Its Effects On Your Life____________________34
Quality Of Life____________________________________________________________34
The Job OF Medications____________________________________________________35
Symptom Medication____________________________________________________________36
Antibiotics____________________________________________________________________36
Glucocorticosteroids_____________________________________________________________37
Vaccines______________________________________________________________________37
Transplantation_________________________________________________________________38
Chapter 7: Pulmonary Rehabilitation_____________________________________39
What’s Included In Therapy?_______________________________________________40
What Can Pulmonary Rehabilitation Do?_____________________________________43
Chapter 8: The Lifestyle Changes That Are Necessary________________________46
Stop Smoking_____________________________________________________________47
What To Do___________________________________________________________________48
Improve Air Quality_______________________________________________________49
What To Do___________________________________________________________________49
To Alleviate Symptoms_____________________________________________________50
Oxygen Therapy__________________________________________________________51
Chapter 9: Diet, Nutrition And Alternative Medication________________________53
Nutrition_________________________________________________________________53
Supplements______________________________________________________________55
Herbal Help______________________________________________________________57
What To Do___________________________________________________________________59
Additional Tools For Relief_________________________________________________60
Conclusion___________________________________________________________61