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  1. Guide

    Cough

    A cough is a reflex action to clear your airways of mucus and irritants. Learn about cough causes, treatments and when to see your GP.

    1. Introduction

    19/01/2017 | Organisation

  2. Guide

    Whooping cough

    Whooping cough is a highly contagious bacterial infection of the lungs and airways. Learn about whooping cough symptoms and treatments.

    1. Introduction

    19/01/2017 | Organisation

  3. Guide

    Asthma

    Asthma is a common long-term condition that can cause coughing, wheezing, chest tightness and breathlessness. Learn about asthma symptoms and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Symptoms
    3. Causes
    4. Diagnosis
    5. Treatment
    6. Living with asthma

    19/01/2017 | Organisation

  4. Guide

    Vaccinations

    The whooping cough vaccination is now recommended for all pregnant women, ideally between 20 and 32 weeks pregnant. Find out how this vaccine may help protect your baby's health.

    1. The flu jab
    2. Whooping cough

    19/01/2017 | Organisation

  5. Guide

    Flu

    Flu is a common infectious viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes. Learn about flu symptoms and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Symptoms
    3. Treatment
    4. Complications
    5. Prevention

    19/01/2017 | Organisation

  6. Guide

    Tuberculosis (TB)

    Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection spread through inhaling tiny droplets from the coughs or sneezes of an infected person. Learn about TB symptoms and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Symptoms
    3. Causes
    4. Diagnosis
    5. Treatment

    19/01/2017 | Organisation

  7. Guide

    Bronchitis

    Bronchitis is an infection of the main airways of the lungs, causing them to become irritated and inflamed. Learn about bronchitis symptoms and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Symptoms
    3. Causes
    4. Treatment

    19/01/2017 | Organisation

  8. Guide

    Chest infection

    Find out more about the signs, symptoms and treatments for chest infections in adults

    1. Introduction

    19/01/2017 | Organisation

  9. Guide

    Vaccinations

    Information on vaccinations available in Scotland.

    1. Introduction

    19/01/2017 | Organisation

  10. Guide

    Bronchiectasis

    Bronchiectasis is a long-term condition where the airways of the lungs become abnormally widened, leading to a build-up of excess mucus that can make the lungs more vulnerable to infection. Learn about its symptoms and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Symptoms
    3. Causes
    4. Diagnosis
    5. Treatment
    6. Complications

    19/01/2017 | Organisation

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