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Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis - Treatment

Treatments for hypersensitivity pneumonitis usually include avoidance strategies and medicines such as corticosteroids or immunosuppressive that reduce inflammation. Other supportive therapies include oxygen therapy, bronchodilators, or opioids. Occasionally, lung transplants are used to treat severe chronic disease in some patients.

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Aiming for A Healthy Weight

A healthy weight for adults is usually when your body mass index (BMI) is between 18.5 and 24.9. Learn about the health risks of being overweight or obese, and the health benefits of maintaining a healthy weight.

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Managing Stress

Learn about how stress contributes to certain cardiovascular health conditions. Learn about healthy ways to manage stress and cope with problems to improve your emotional and physical health.

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Mantener un peso saludable

Por lo general, se considera que un adulto tiene un peso saludable cuando su índice de masa corporal (IMC) está entre 18.5 y 24.9. Aprenda sobre los riesgos para la salud que tienen el sobrepeso y la obesidad y sobre los beneficios de mantener un peso saludable.

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LAM - Treatment

While there is no cure for LAM, doctors treat LAM with sirolimus (rapamycin), a medicine that stabilizes lung function, treats an abnormal fluid buildup in the lung called chylothorax, and improves overall quality of life. They may also prescribe other medicines or therapies to control other symptoms or complications.

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Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an infection of one or both sides of the lungs that causes the air sacs, or alveoli, of the lungs to fill up with fluid or pus.

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Pneumonia - Treatment

Treatment for pneumonia depends the type of pneumonia you have, the germ causing your infection, and how severe your pneumonia is. Bacterial pneumonia is treated with medicines called antibiotics. Antibiotics don't work when the cause of pneumonia is a virus. If you have viral pneumonia, your doctor may prescribe an antiviral medicine to treat it.

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Oxygen Therapy

oxygen  supplemental oxygen 

Oxygen therapy is a short- or long-term treatment that delivers oxygen gas for you to breathe to help increase the amount of oxygen in your blood.

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Sleep Studies

polysomnography 

Sleep studies are painless, noninvasive tests that measure how well you sleep and how your body responds to sleep problems. The more common sleep studies monitor and record data about your body during a full night of sleep.

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Ventricular Assist Device

heart pump 

A ventricular assist device (VAD) is a mechanical pump that supports heart function and blood flow in people who have weakened hearts. These devices can support the function of the left, right, or both heart ventricles.

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