Condition: Emphysema

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About Emphysema

Emphysema is categorized as a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and is a progressive lung disease typically associated with smoking or chronic bronchitis. Tissue that is vital to the structure and function of the lungs is destroyed, and the lungs are unable to retain their shape upon exhalation. A collapsed lung traps air within itself and inhibits proper air flow. The damage emphysema causes to the lungs is irreversible.

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Was it effective all the time? Would you recommend it to a friend? Were there any side effects?4/15/2015 at 07:17 AM
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overheating cant breath feel of ballans8/20/2012 at 09:08 AM
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i don't have high blood pressure8/14/2012 at 02:31 PM
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like on some days outside8/14/2012 at 02:30 PM
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the weezing isn't nessacerily annoying its just there.. i use it as an indication that somethings not quite right.. and get myself off to the doctors, usually i get a wheeze when i have an infection5/17/2011 at 06:50 AM
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Last updated on Jun 29 2019 at 17:33
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