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Saturday, July 16, 2011

Known Lung Disease

The lungs are one of the vital organs for life. The main function for human breathing as a measure of one's life and death. Duties as a place where exchange of oxygen that humans need and remove carbon dioxide that are the result remaining the breathing process that must be removed from the body, so the body's need for oxygen remains unfulfilled. The air is very important for humans, do not inhale oxygen for several minutes can cause death. That's the important role of the lungs.
Coughing, shortness of breath, or pain in the chest area may indicate that there is something wrong with the lungs.

1. Tuberculosis (TB)

The cause of this disease is the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis, TB is spread from person through coughing. Symptoms are coughing up phlegm for more than three weeks. Can also be accompanied by a cough that bled. Patients will experience a fever, especially in the afternoon or evening, sweating at night. Decreased appetite resulting in weight being thin. diseases can be cured with medicine come.

2. ASTHMA

The cause of asthma is a narrowing of the vessels of the throat in the respiratory tract that can cause the sufferer to feel shortness of breath. Heredity plays an important role in this disease. Symptoms are shortness of breath accompanied by wheezing sounds, prevention and solutions can do to avoid things that can cause allergies in people, causing asthma attacks. To cope with asthma attacks is to use reliever medication (bronchodilator) by inhalation and consultation to physicians will be better.

3. Bronchitis

Bronchitis disease due to inflammation of the bronchi (the tubes that carry air into the lungs). The reason could be due to infectious germs, bacteria or viruses. Other causes are cigarette smoke, dust, or air pollutants. Symptoms of bronchitis is a cough accompanied by fever or sputum is yellow when caused by bacterial infection. Check new treatment may come at a hospital or medical.

Because the disease of the lungs primarily caused by cigarette smoke, then you should immediately cease this practice and do not try to start it for you who have never smoked. Avoid also to become passive smokers are even more dangerous than active smokers. Pulmonary care, avoid lung disease, and you can breathe more easily.