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What is Pleurisy?
Pleurisy is the inflammation of the pleura which is a thin membrane which lines the inside of the chest cavity and also covers the lungs. The two pleural cavities are enclosed compartments, with normally only a film of fluid between the layer lining the chest (parietal pleura) and the layer covering the lungs (visceral pleura). The two layers continually tend to pull away from each other, because of the stretched elastic condition of the lungs -- an important factor in the mechanics of breathing. If the chest wall is penetrated by a wound, air is readily sucked into the pleural cavity, separating the two pleural layers and collapsing the lung. Learn More
Many healthcare professionals have found that Pleurisy symptoms can be eliminated with sustained results. With their innovative treatment approaches, patients can experience symptom elimination in 2 weeks to 1 month for mild and moderate conditions.
You may be interested in the discussion group of Pleurisy
The healthcare professionals listed here have published their case studies. You can contact them for help or contact us for doctors near you.
List of healthcare professionals who have published clinical studies and provide treatment for Pleurisy:
United States
Salvatore & Cynthia Mignano, DC Charleston, 29412
Successful Treatment of Pleurisy