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    Acute Bronchitis – Symptoms and Causes

    What is bronchitis? Your bronchial tubes carry air from your trachea (windpipe) into your lungs. When inflammation occurs in these tubes inflamed, mucus can build up. This condition is known as bronchitis, and it causes symptoms that can include coughing, shortness of breath, and low fever. Bronchitis can be acute or chronic: Acute bronchitis typically lasts less than 10 days, but the coughing […] More

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    Lung Transplant – Risks of Lung Transplant

    What is a lung transplant A lung transplant is a surgical  procedure that replaces a diseased or damaged lung with a healthy lung of a donor. According to data from the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network, there have been more than 36,100 lung transplants completed in the United States since 1988. The majority of those surgeries were in […] More

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    Pneumonia – Symptoms and Causes

    Pneumonia is an infection and inflammation in one or both lungs which is caused by bacteria, viruses, and fungi.(1) Due to rhe infection, inflammation occurs in the air sacs of your lungs, which are called alveoli. The alveoli fill with fluid or pus, making it harder to breathe. Read on to learn more about pneumonia and how […] More

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    Lung Cancer – Symptoms and Causes

    What are the symptoms of lung cancer? Lung cancer starts in lungs and usually metastasizes (spreads) to other organs of the body. Two main types of lung type are non-small cell and small cell lung cancer. Symptoms of non-small cell lung cancer and small cell lung cancer are primarily the same. Early symptoms may include: […] More

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    Asthma – Causes and Risk factors

    What is asthma? Asthma is a chronic conditions affecting the air passages in the lungs. The actual cause of asthma is not clear. Asthma experts think that a combination of genetic and environmental factors can lead to asthma or at least increase sensitivity to asthma triggers. These factors are: family history viral infections during childhood […] More

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    COPD – Causes, Stage, Treatment and More

    What is COPD? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD is a chronic and progressive lung diseases that leads to obstructed airflow from lungs.(1) COPD includes two most common diseases which are  emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Many people with COPD have both of these conditions.(2) Emphysema gradually destroys air sacs in your lungs, which impades with outward air […] More

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    Chronic Bronchitis – Symptoms and Causes

    What Is Chronic Bronchitis? Bronchitis is an lol inflammation of the lining of the bronchial tubes. These are the tubes that transport air to and from your lungs. People who have bronchitis usually have a continuous cough that brings up thickened, discolored mucus. They may also experience wheezing, chest pain, and breathlessness.(1) Bronchitis may be […] More

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    Emphysema – Symptoms and Causes

    What is emphysema? Emphysema is a chronic disease of the lungs. It occurs most commonly in smokers, but it also occurs in people who regularly breathe in irritants. Emphysema damages alveoli, which are air sacs in the lungs. The air sacs weaken and gradually break, which lowers the surface area of the lungs and the […] More