Category: Chronic Bronchitis Effects
Chronic Bronchitis Effects
Lungs are the respiratory organs of the human body. They contain tube like structures called the bronchial tubes or airways through which the air passes. When the airways are exposed to tobacco, dust, or other chemical substances for a long period of time, it is likely that a person may develop bronchitis.
Kennel cough can be caused by viruses and (or) bacteria, but it has been noted that most cases of kennel cough are caused by the bacteria called Bordetella bronchiseptica, which infect the windpipe of dogs (bordetellosis). Among the viral agents of this disease, parainfluenza virus is the most common. Dogs with viral kennel cough may also develop bacterial (Bordetella) infection simultaneously.
Here are a few self-care measures to be taken at home if the condition does not show any serious symptoms:Things to AvoidWet Cough in Children.
Understanding Kennel Cough in Dogs If you have ever had a dog with kennel cough, you know it is a terrible disease that can have your puppy coughing and throwing up without any warning whatsoever. Although it lasts a long time - as much as three weeks - it is rarely fatal. There are...
Can be a Little Different for Children
While older children have the ability and senses to spit out the mucus, younger children will swallow it. This tends to cause upset stomachs and stomach aches. While the infection will not really spread to the stomach, the discomfort for the child will increase. Persistent coughing in children can also be due to whooping cough. Hence, it is very important that one contacts the doctor at the earliest.