Posts Tagged ‘chronic bronchitis’

COPD Causes, Symptoms, And Rehabilitation Techniques

COPD, (chronic pulmonary obstructive disease), is an umbrella term describing lung diseases such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and non-reversible asthma. This disease is characterized by increasing breathlessness. COPD can be managed, but not cured. It is the third leading cause of death in the United States, with more than 11 million diagnosed. Millions more may have the disease without…

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Bronchitis: Understanding Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Bronchitis is an inflammation of the lining of your bronchial tubes, which carry air to and from your lungs. People who have bronchitis often cough up thickened mucus, which can be discolored. This disease may be either acute or chronic. The Acute is very common, and often develops from a cold or other respiratory infection.…

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