Mumbai: 18,053 Mumbaikars diagnosed with asthma in the last 3 years

While speaking in the Vidhan Sabha, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis informed that from 2015 to 2017 – 18,053 asthma patients were registered for treatment. While 21,544 patients were treated in 16 suburban hospitals of Mumbai

Mumbai: 18,053 Mumbaikars diagnosed with asthma in the last 3 yearsWhile there are several risk factors why Mumbaikars are prone to this respiratory ailment. The key reasons for the rise of asthma cases are air pollution, dust and debris from constant construction work in the city, dust from dug up and roads. Vehicular exhaust is the most common cause of air pollution and can also […]

How to take care of asthma in winters

Dr Arvind Kate, a Pulmonologist at Zen Multi-speciality Hospital, Chembur, shares various symptoms of asthma and explains how to prevent asthma attacks in winters

How to take care of asthma in wintersAsthma is an epidemic in the making. India has witnessed a whopping 43% surge in its incidence since 2013. One of the major causes of concern is the growing rate of pollution in our country. According to a recent report, globally, thirteen of the most polluted cities, of top 20, are in India. One of […]