Emphysema

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A Diseased Lung




WHAT IS EMPHYSEMA?

Emphysema is basically a long term disease that causes shortness of breath. Here is a great over view of Emphysema.


WHAT CAUSES EMPHYSEMA?
Cigarette smoking is the number 1
cause of Emphysema
, it is also the most preventable cause of Emphysema.

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF EMPHYSEMA?
There are many different types of emphysema some of which include;

Pulmonary Emphysema
,

alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency Emphysema,(very good website)

WHAT ARE THE SYPTOMS TO LOOK FOR?

Some symptoms of emphysema are; Wheezing, swollen ankels and coughing,

IS THERE ANY WAY TO STOP EMPHYSEMA?

There are many different treatments- but no cures for Emphysema.