If sputum, a mixture of mucus and saliva, is not cleared from the lungs, it can cause ongoing inflammation and damage. These tips if done regularly, can help keep airways as clean as possible.
A class of drugs used to reduce stomach acid in people with heartburn or ulcers may not be completely safe for older adults, according to a recent study.
Eli Hendel, M.D., is a board-certified internist/pulmonary specialist with board certification in Sleep Medicine.
Jennifer is a dietitian with a passion for educating and empowering families on their journey through illness.