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Consider These Alternative Therapy Methods for Silicosis

Consider These Alternative Therapy Methods for Silicosis

Experiencing difficulty of breathing can be a major setback in your life. If you’re unable to breathe properly, the other major organs of your body are unable to receive the oxygen-rich supply of blood they need. Chronic lung conditions, like silicosis, may cause...
Alternative Treatment Methods to Consider for Silicosis

Alternative Treatment Methods to Consider for Silicosis

People who suffer from silicosis may experience difficulty with their breathing as well as many other troublesome symptoms, such as frequent coughing, fatigue and uncontrollable weight loss. Silicosis is a chronic lung disease that causes inflammation in the lungs due...
How do you diagnose silicosis?

How do you diagnose silicosis?

Silicosis is the chronic inflammation and scarring of the lungs caused by exposure to silica particles. Silicosis causes difficulty breathing and can lead to the development of other serious conditions, such as lung cancer. Like other chronic lung diseases, silicosis...
Is silicosis a cancer?

Is silicosis a cancer?

Experiencing difficulty breathing is hard on you because it inhibits you from performing your routine life habits and favorite activities. Difficulty breathing can be a symptom of many conditions, like silicosis. Conditions like silicosis not only affect your...
What is silicosis caused by?

What is silicosis caused by?

Silicosis is a disease that targets the lungs as a result of breathing in small amounts of silica, a mineral that is found within sand, rock and mineral ores. If a person works as a miner, glass manufacturer, or does foundry work, they have most likely been exposed to...
What are the Signs and Symptoms of Pneumoconiosis?

What are the Signs and Symptoms of Pneumoconiosis?

Pneumoconiosis is a term for a group of diseases whose signs and symptoms may be mistaken for bronchitis or other lung conditions in the initial stages. However, there are some signs and symptoms of pneumoconiosis that separate this class of diseases from other lung...
Can You Get Silicosis From One Exposure?

Can You Get Silicosis From One Exposure?

It is possible to get silicosis from one exposure to a massive concentration of crystalline silica dust without a respirator. This condition is the rarest form of the disease and is called acute silicosis. However, silicosis is more often a progressive condition that...
Silicosis Prevention

Silicosis Prevention

Silicosis is a disease of the lungs that is caused by inhaling crystalline silica dust. This dust then causes inflammation and progressive scarring in the lungs that inhibits breathing ability. The people most at risk of developing silicosis include people in...
How Long Can You Live With Silicosis?

How Long Can You Live With Silicosis?

It is almost impossible to say how long you can live with silicosis because there are several factors to consider, including the severity of your condition, your lifestyle and your mental outlook. It is true that silicosis is a disease that does not currently have a...
How Do You Prevent Silicosis?

How Do You Prevent Silicosis?

Silicosis is an occupational lung disease caused by inhaling silica dust. Symptoms include severe coughing, weakness and shortness of breath. It can also make it difficult for your body to fight infections, and put you at a higher risk of other lung diseases like...