Sarcoidosis means that one or more organs in your body are inflamed. Inflammation is due to a disruption of the immune system. Most often you get the disease in the lungs. The symptoms vary and it may take time for the disease to pass. Most become healthy without treatment, but in some, sarcoidosis can cause life-long problems.

Tracheal catheter in children under two years – obstructive bronchitis

Tracheal catheter is an inflammation of the mucous membrane of the trachea inside the lungs. The inflammation causes the mucous membrane to swell. As the mucous membrane swells, the trachea becomes narrower and the flow of air deteriorates. Then the child becomes more difficult to breathe, especially to exhale.

Tuberculosis – TBC

Tuberculosis, also called TB, is an infectious disease that primarily affects the lungs. In many parts of the world, TB is one of the most common infectious diseases, but in some part of Europe the disease is not so common. There are effective medicines for TB and most people usually become completely healthy with treatment.

RS virus in children

An RS virus infection usually starts as a common cold. Adults and older children usually do not have any major problems. Above all, it is children who are younger than one year who can become seriously ill, with cough and difficulty breathing. Then you may need to seek care for the child immediately. The same applies if the child belongs to a risk group, for example, has a lung disease.

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in children

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSA) in children means that the child has a respiratory delay due to narrow airways. This means that the child has a car sound when inhaled, usually snoring sounds, and sleeps anxiously. The lack of good sleep allows the child to become tired or hyperactive during the days. It can also be difficult to gain weight. If your child has a respiratory break or strained breathing while sleeping, contact a health care center.

Obstructive sleep apnea

Sleep apnea means you get short, repeated breathing breaks while you sleep. Most often this is because the tongue falls backwards in the throat and closes to the air stream. Breathing stops interrupting sleep and you often get tired during the days. There is effective help to get that allows you to breathe as usual when you sleep.