Respiratory Health

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is usually caused by long term exposure to pollution and chemical fumes, the most common being

Living with Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis is serious. However with regular medication, exercise and lifestyle changes you should be able to maintain a good


Costochondritis is caused by the inflammation of the rib cartilage. Medication, breathing exercises and therapy can help cure the problem

Preventing Respiratory Viruses – Dr. Norman Swan

Long term protection of our population against respiratory viruses is the next frontier in our battle against Covid-19 and other

Hypoxia and Home Oxygen Therapy

What is hypoxia? Hypoxia is a condition that results from not enough oxygen supply to tissues in the body. This

Whats is COPD? – Dr. Norman Swan

COPD is almost always caused by smoking and leaves the patient struggling for breath and unable to enjoy life to

5 Workouts to Build Core and Hip Strength for Runners

The exhilarating feeling of running free and watching as the trail expands and opens in front of you is something

How Do You Stop A Nose Bleed? Dr. Norman Swan

If your nose nose bleed is not stopping, you need to get seen fairly urgently so that it can be

What are the predictions for the Flu Season 2021

It is important to wear face masks and get vaccinated for flu to avoid peak infection season. Interest in the

How do you screen for lung cancer?

Screening for lung cancer has been a long and complex story, but we now know that using low dose CT

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