The RespiratoryClinic primarily evaluates and treats people with diseases of the lungs and the other organs of breathing in adults. The speciality clinic was established in 2010. Conditions like TamakaShwasa (Bronchial Asthma), COPD (Shwasa, JaraKasaRoga), Hikka (Hiccough), KasaRoga (Chronic Bronchitis, Bronchiectasis), Urakshata, Kshaya / Sosha (Pulmonary Tuberculosis) are said to trouble the patients and need to be addressed quickly with proper therapy and medications of Ayurveda.
Asthma: A common but often debilitating condition presenting with Breathlessness, Cough and Wheezing.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): COPD is the name for a collection of lung diseases including Chronic Bronchitis, Emphysema and Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease, all of which can occur together. COPD is one of the most common respiratory diseases in India and occurs as a result of damage to the lungs. This causes breathing problems which often get worse as they progress, and can result in decreased quality of life and even heart failure.
Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA): OSA is a condition which causes interruptions in breathing during sleep.
Bronchiectasis: Bronchiectasis is a condition where the small airways or tubes in the lungs have been damaged with dust, mucus, bacteria build up, leading to cough, chest infections and breathing difficulties.
Interstitial lung disease (ILD): The term ILD covers a group of lung conditions where the air sac in the lung is scarred and doesn’t work properly, preventing the oxygen from getting absorbed into the bloodstream properly. It includes conditions such as asbestosis and pulmonary fibrosis.
Primary immune deficiency: This group of patients lack the ability to fight infection. Once diagnosed these conditions require lifelong treatments replacing the missing components of the body’s immune system.
The Respiratory Clinic offers a range of treatments (Herbo-mineral Medicines, Panchakarma, Medicated Dhoomapana etc.) and advice on how patients can manage these conditions.
- Chronic bronchitis & Emphysema(COPD)
- Bronchiectasis and Bronchiolitis
- Pulmonary Tuberculosis(TB) (Supportive therapy)
- Cancer – Lung, Pleura & mediastinum (Add on therapy)
- Eosinophilic lung disorders – Tropical pulmonary eosinophilia, Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis(ABPA)
- Sleep disordered breathing- obstructive sleep apnoea, central sleep apnoea etc.
Pulmonary Function Lab facilities
- Chest X-ray