Solutions To Overcome Shortness Of Breath In Smokers?
my name is zaky ramadhan,rnI have 56 years old parents, he is a smoker, the first time he had a disease was stomach acid then he took treatment then thank God he got better, after a month he was sick again, what he felt was very very shortness of breath accompanied by coughing and a hard stomach when pressed it hurt a little, then I took him to the hospital, the initial stage was buying blood and X-rays, the results of the X-ray the doctor said there was a lung infection caused by cigarette smoke which made shortness of breath and cough but, I asked to be hospitalized, then the doctor told him to go for treatment, no need to be hospitalized because it wasn’t that bad, it was just an infection due to cigarette smoke, after being given medicine, thank God, his breath and cough got better, but what he feels now is his stomach is still hard and tight. press it hurts a little when you sleep, the effect of the stomach hurts, the breath is a little tight again..rnrn what I want to ask is actually from the disease that my parents suffered from shortness of breath, coughing and hard stomach when pressed hurts, is it from lung infection or from gastric acid disease..?rnrnPlease for a solution, what should I do, so that my parents recover and healthy as before, no disease like this comes again…
Thanks for the question. To confirm the health condition experienced by your father, it is necessary to have an examination by a doctor. Shortness of breath can be caused by a variety of health conditions. Shortness of breath can be accompanied by complaints of cough, runny nose, sore throat, stuffy nose, nausea, vomiting, flatulence, belching, stomach pain, palpitations, swollen legs, and others. Some of the following health conditions can cause shortness of breath:
sinusitis, rhinitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, pleural effusion, heart disease, acid reflux disease, impaired kidney function, anxiety and others. Please advise your father to consult a specialist in internal medicine because the doctor needs to know more about your father's complaints and carry out an examination. Without this examination it is not possible to know the cause of your father's complaint. Further treatment depends on the underlying health condition of this complaint. Suggest your father to:
stop smoking avoid eating large portions, you should eat small portions but more often avoid lying down after eating, try to have your last dinner at least 3-4 hours before going to bed sleep with your head slightly elevated avoid consumption of spicy and oily food avoid consumption of caffeinated drinks, fizzy drinks , and alcoholic Hope this information is useful.