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COPD: What's the Difference Between Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis?

There is one main difference between emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Emphysema is a problem with the alveoli and chronic bronchitis is a problem with inflammation of the bronchi. 709 woorden meer

Blocking the Vestibule

I had just exited the doctor’s office on the ground floor of the medical office building when a rather large man in a wheel chair was peddling backwards in a straight line, directly center of the bi-folding vestibule doors. 345 woorden meer

COPD Symptoms and Treatment Options For Seniors

COPD is a serious lung disease that begins as a local inflammation in the lungs. If you are suffering from COPD, it’s important that you treat it. 21 woorden meer

Physical Therapy

The Benefits of Salt Therapy: Making Feeling Better Easy

As the medical field advances further, we continue to run into hurdles that set us backwards. For example, in order to develop a new antibiotic, it takes millions if not billions of dollars and over a decade’s time. 402 woorden meer

Health

Exposure to disinfectants is associated with an increased risk for COPD in nurses

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) is a progressive lung disease that is characterized by feelings of breathlessness. Individuals with the disease often find it difficult to complete normal daily tasks like walking up stairs, gardening, or standing up. 393 woorden meer

Research

What is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-14 September 2017

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States. In this video, Dr. James Kiley and Dr. Tony Punturieri from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provide an overview of COPD. 34 woorden meer

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Statins May Help People With Lung-related Disease Live Longer

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Drugs known as statins may have benefits beyond lowering “bad” LDL cholesterol levels. A new study suggests people with chronic lung disease who take these drugs may extend their survival. 653 woorden meer

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