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Lungs Diseases

What is lung disease?

The organs that help us to breathe, but has certain defects and disorders, where breathing becomes difficult due to the disorders, that affect the lung and prevent the body from getting enough oxygen.

The examples of lung disease are:
  • Asthma, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema
  • Infections, such as influenza and pneumonia
  • Lung cancer
  • Sarcoidosis (sar-KOY-doh-sis) and pulmonary fibrosis

What causes lung disease?

It is hard to know the cause of all the different type of lung disease, but doctors have known for a fact that, some of the causes of the lung disease are from

  • Smoking -smoking,cigarettes,cigars,pipes, different kinds of tobacco, is the number one cause of lung disease. Don't start smoking,or quit if you already smoke, if you live around a person that smokes avoid inhaling the smoke , as this could be bad for you, and ask the person to smoke out doors.
  • Radon - This is a colourless,odourless gas which is present in our homes and we are unaware of it, this gas, can be the cause of lung cancer, you can by a kit from any hardware store, to check the levels of radon in your home, and find out the high levels of it.
  • Asbestos Is a natural mineral fibre, which is used in different ways, for fireproofing materials, car brakes, and other products. This mineral can give off small fibres, which are hard to see and without our knowledge we inhale these fibres, which to lead to lung cancer, and also scarring the lung. Asbestos, can cause a disease known as mesothelioma, where the cancer from in the tissue of the lung covering the lungs and many other organs of the body.
  • Air pollution - That is pollutants, like car exhaust, that can contribute to lung disease like, asthma, COPD lung cancer, and other lung diseases. There are also some diseases which affect the lung like, flu, ( which is picked up from the air , bacteria, viruses and fungi).

How would I know if I have a lung disease?

It is often hard to know if you are suffering from lung disease, however, if the level of your energy is low.

The early signs and symptoms, which can differ by the type of lung disease. Common signs are:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Anorexia
  • Decreased ability to exercise
  • A cough that won't go away
  • Coughing up blood or mucus
  • Pain or discomfort when breathing in or out

Make sure to call your doctor if you have any of these symptoms.