Pulmonology

Advanced Centre for Pulmonology

Pulmonology is a specialization in medicine which deals with problems associated with breathing and lung health. With an increase in industrialization, population and ever-increasing air pollution respiratory problems are on the rise. We at Aster RV Bangalore understand the rising need for a comprehensive respiratory care unit which caters to a wide range of respiratory services including preventive medicine, early diagnosis of respiratory conditions and optimal, timely management of lung diseases. Our top pulmonologist in Bangalore provides comprehensive respiratory care to their patients. 

 

The Centre of Excellence in Pulmonology at Aster RV specialises in clinical pulmonology, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in diagnosis and management of lung diseases, sleep medicine, critical care, management of advanced lung diseases and lung transplantation. The overall approach is to foster an environment in the treatment of these disorders where we combine expertise, information, communication and support to help the patient and the family with the difficult times which come with critical illness and chest disorders. We understand the crisis which descends on individuals and families in these times and tries as both professionals and individuals to be with you through these challenging periods in a very comprehensive way. 

 

At this Centre of Excellence, we follow International treatment protocols to ensure optimal, evidence-based care at all times and offer best-in-class healthcare services for both adult and paediatric care. 

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What is Asthma?

Asthma is a common respiratory disorder in which your airways become inflamed. It occurs in children and adults.

What are the factors that cause Asthma?

The factors that cause Asthma are Genetic, environmental factors and triggers like smoke, pollen, air pollution, respiratory infections and dust etc. Intrinsic factors like emotional outburst and anxiety

What does Asthma feel like?

You will experience coughing, tightening in chest, whistling sound in the chest etc when exposed to dust. Consult the Best Pulmonologist in Bangalore to know more about Asthma signs and symptoms.

How common is Asthma?

In India alone, the 17-18 million population is suffering from Asthma. Across the globe, around 300 million people are suffering from Asthma.

How does someone develop asthma?

One may develop Asthma due to genetics, environmental factors, respiratory infections, air pollutants etc.

How is Asthma diagnosed?

Generally, the doctor will conduct a detailed medical history and physical examination of the patient to determine the symptoms. Inhaler medications will be recommended to improve lungs condition. 

Lung function test or spirometry, Blood test, is done for diagnosis of Bronchial Asthma and its allergy components.

What is the relation between Allergies and Asthma?

Yes, 60-70% of patients present with sneezing, itching, nasal stuffiness etc are associated with allergies and asthma.

Can people with Asthma do exercise?

Yes. Exercise is a very important part of health for a patient with Bronchial Asthma. Losing weight can be beneficial. 

Visit the Top Pulmonology Hospital in Bangalore to avail highest quality medical care. 

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