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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the name for a collection of lung diseases including chronic bronchitis, emphysema and chronic obstructive airways disease. People with COPD have difficulties breathing, primarily due to the narrowing of their airways, this is called airflow … Continue reading

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Lung Cancer

What Is Lung Cancer? Lung cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in one or both lungs. These abnormal cells do not carry out the functions of normal lung cells and do not develop into healthy lung tissue. As they grow, … Continue reading

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Respiratory Failure

Respiratory failure happens when not enough oxygen passes from your lungs into your blood. Your body’s organs, such as your heart and brain, need oxygen-rich blood to work well. Respiratory failure also can happen if your lungs can’t remove carbon … Continue reading

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Asthama

What Is Asthma? Asthma (AZ-ma) is a chronic (long-term) lung disease that inflames and narrows the  airways. Asthma causes recurring periods of wheezing (a whistling sound when you breathe), chest tightness, shortness of breath, and coughing. The coughing often occurs at … Continue reading

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