Results for: Emphysema

What is emphysema?

A pathological diagnosis defined as the permanent destructive enlargement of the air spaces distal to the terminal bronchioles, resulting in loss of alveolar surface area and (MORE)
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How do you get emphysema?

It's when you smoke. Smoking causes your air sacs ( littles sacs in your lungs to get bigger, decreacing the amont of surface area in your lungs) and making you unable to brea (MORE)

What does emphysema do?

Emphysema is a long-term, progressive disease of the lungs thatprimarily causes shortness of breath due to over-inflation of thealveoli (air sacs in the lung). In people with (MORE)
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What causes emphysema?

The exact causes is still not known but it is believed to be caused by inhalation of polutant. These stuffs cause immune reaction that somehow destroy your alveoli. And/or (MORE)
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What are the dangers of emphysema?

Some of the consequences of emphysema include: . lowering of blood oxygenation . difficulty of breathing . shifts in acid-base balance due to higher respiratory rate . ex (MORE)
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What is emphysema of the lungs?

Emphysema is when lung tissue is destroyed which causes problems moving the air in and out of the lungs (which is felt as wheezing) and decreased ability to exchange gasses re (MORE)
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Does emphysema has a cure?

emphysema has no cure because it is a very ifficult elness thanks for john an eric lng live dude i hope tis help