Ray of Light Acupuncture, P.C. NANA EFREM M.S. BOARD CERTIFIED LICENSED ACUPUNCTURIST
Pneumonia is a lung infection that has the potential to make a person extremely sick. It is caused by bacteria or viruses. Coughing, fever, and having a hard time breathing are all symptoms of the condition. For majority of the patients, pneumonia is treatable at home and often clears up within a 3-week period. However, for the elderly, babies, and people suffering form other diseases, pneumonia can be very dangerous and should be treated in the hospital.
Symptoms: Symptoms of pneumonia are quick to appear, and include coughing, fever, fast breathing and feeling short on breath, shaking and “teeth-chattering” chills, chest pain, fast heartbeat, fatigue, nausea and vomiting, and diarrhea.