Asthma Asthma is a chronic ongoing disease of the airways in the lungs called bronchial tubes. Don't start smoking, or quit if you already smoke. These inhaled medicines are often added to low-dose inhaled corticosteroids to improve long-term asthma control.
This kind of lung cancer tends to spread more slowly than small cell lung cancer. COPD can be easily diagnosed and can be managed.
Chronic lung disease
Pulmonary rehabilitation. Some cases of COPD are caused by long-term exposure to harmful fumes or dust, or occur as a result of a rare genetic problem that means the lungs are more vulnerable to damage. If possible, avoid using products that cause eye, nose, or throat irritation. Women are more likely than men to have asthma and are more likely to die from it. Asbestos can give off small fibers that are too small to be seen and can be inhaled. If that happens, the condition is called chronic obstructive bronchitis. The condition can't be cured or reversed, but for many people treatment can help keep it under control so it doesn't severely limit their daily activities. These include: Smoking. In emphysema, the lung tissue gets weak, and the walls of the air sacs alveoli break down. But recently a major study showed that CT scans of older people who smoke a lot or used to smoke a lot can save lives. Of course, the best way to reduce your risk of lung cancer is not to smoke.
The National Cancer Institute notes that studies show that eating a lot of fruits or vegetables may help lower the risk of lung cancer. Common asthma triggers are tobacco smoke, animal dander, dust mites, air pollution, mold, and pollens.
How is asthma treated? Asthma can be hard to diagnose. Normally, oxygen from the air goes into the blood through these air sac walls.
The pictures can show signs of COPD.
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