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Increase in environmental changes and human interference is responsible for many respiratory diseases. With increase in population; vehicles and factories have also increased rapidly causing air pollution. Today, the air quality index is in a very bad state in metropolitan cities that it feels like living in a gas chamber. As a result, infants are born with asthma and many other respiratory diseases. The air is filled with toxic gases and carcinogens that cause lung cancer which is spreading at an alarming rate.

What is Asthma?
Asthma is a respiratory disorder in which air pathways become narrow and produce mucus. This makes breathing difficult and induces severe coughing at times. The person suffers from shortening of breath; but sometimes the condition worsens into an asthmatic attack which might be fatal. These days asthma has become very common especially in children and old age people. 

Asthma symptoms vary from person to person. Old age people show more symptoms than other. Daily activities become such a challenge for them. Excessive coughing with mucus is the biggest problem the face. Other symptoms include: 

  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Wheezing cough
  • Sever coughing
  • Cough followed by mucus vomiting 


  • FeNO test: It is a machine that measures the level of nitric oxide in the breath to see the amount of inflammation in the lungs.
  • Spirometry: It is a machine that measures how fast a person breathes and the holding capacity of lungs.
  • Peak flow test: It is used to measure how fast one can breathe out.
  • X-ray: in many cases, the doctors prescribe an X-ray test to check the severity of the situation.

Other respiratory problems

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD) : It is a chronic disorder caused by long term expose to toxic elements. Substances such as cigarette, CFCs, methane and other carcinogens are responsible for this disease.
  • Chronic bronchitis: It is a form of COPD brings a long term wet cough.
  • Cystic fibrosis: It is a disorder that causes severe damage to lungs. It affects the cells that produce mucus, sweat and digestive juices. Cystic fibrosis needs constant care and medication. 
  • Emphysema: In this lungs are damaged in such a way that normal breathing. 

Why Eternal Hospital?
At Eternal Hospital, we have a highly qualified and dedicated team of doctors who are always committed to providing the latest and most advanced medical care to all our patients. Being a trusted name in healthcare, we act compassionately while ensuring confidentiality to those who need it. We have set high standards in patient-centric premium care and outstanding patient safety, and exceptional maintenance in a timely manner. In addition, we adhere to the use of up-to-the-minute innovations to offer state-of-the-art treatments to our patients with unparalleled results.

Meet Our Team

Dr. R S Khedar

Chairman- Internal Medicine & Critical Care and Senior Medical Director

Dr. Jugal Bihari Gupta

Senior Consultant - Internal Medicine & Director Clinical Research

Dr. Rajeev Gupta

Chairman - Preventive Cardiology, General Medicine, Research & Academics & Chairman - Medical Sciences