Quick facts about walking pneumonia

August 9th, 2011

Who gets walking pneumonia? Although anyone can contract walking pneumonia, it is most profound in children, young adults and elderly people who suffer from compromised immune systems. How do you get walking pneumonia? Much like the spreading of a cold or flu, walking pneumonia can be picked up by coming in contact with droplets from [...]

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Do I have bronchitis or walking pneumonia?

July 27th, 2011

You’re hacking and coughing and can’t catch your breath. You feel like you’ve taken a fist to the ribs and chest. And conversation? Right. You can’t get a word out without choking on it. These are common symptoms of bronchitis, an inflammation of the bronchial tubes, or the airways that supply the lungs. However, these [...]

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The Difference Between Pneumonia, Walking Pneumonia

July 27th, 2011

Most of us are generally aware of the seriousness of pneumonia. It often requires a long stay in the hospital or being quarantined to the house. But what is the difference between pneumonia and walking pneumonia? Frankly, walking pneumonia sounds like a condition out of “Night of the Living Dead.” However, walking pneumonia is no [...]

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