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Conditions & Illnesses

Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and resources for the following conditions.

Asthma in Teens and Adults/Asthma in Children Asthma causes swelling and inflammation in the airways that lead to your lungs.
   
Bronchitis Bronchitis means that the tubes that carry air to the lungs (the bronchial tubes) are inflamed and irritated.
   
COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a combination of two diseases: chronic bronchitis and emphysema.
   
Cystic Fibrosis Cystic fibrosis is a disease that causes mucus in the body to become thick and sticky. This glue-like mucus builds up and causes problems in many of the body's organs, especially the lungs and the pancreas.
   
Lung Cancer Most lung cancer is caused by smoking. Secondhand smoke also can cause lung cancer. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths.
   
Pneumonia Pneumonia usually starts when you breathe bacteria or viruses into your lungs. You may be more likely to get the disease after having a cold or the flu.
   
Smoking Smoking cessation can result in improved health, including reduced risk of heart and lung diseases, many cancers, pregnancy complications, and other health problems.
   

Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea means that you often stop breathing for 10 seconds or longer during sleep.

 

 

 

 

 


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