The following Conditions are related to Tightness in the chest

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  • Adult-onset asthma

    Understanding the key reason of adult-onset asthma and identifying unique phenotypes may help in better understanding of pathophysiology and treatment response, allowing people to better focus current and future treatments for individualised management. The asthma that de  Read More

  • Extrinsic allergic pneumonia

    Extrinsic Allergic Pneumonia, also known as Allergic Interstitial Pneumonitis, Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis, is a kind of inflammatory syndrome, more specifically, a lung disorder. Breakdown of the nameExtrinsic: origin is an outside matter – antigen. Allergic: An allergic reaction from the antigen is the cause. Pneumonia: inflammation within the lungs. There are variations in the syndrome depending upon the antig  Read More

  • Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis

    Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis is a lung disorder characterized by a build-up of proteins, lipids, and other substances (together known as surfactants) in the lungs' air sacs, or alveoli. The alveoli are the air-holding cells in the lungs. The exchange of gases between the lungs and the blood takes place here. The alveoli become filled with a surfactant, they do not work properly, and breathing becomes difficult. The c  Read More