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Emphysema Found In Blood May Help You Quit Smoking by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Sat 12 Mar 2011 2:50pm Medical News Today Okay, so you smoke cigarettes in a regular basis with no plans to quit. Lung cancer and respiratory ailments could be looming, but how do you know? A new blood test is being developed that detects the early development of emphysema well before symptoms occur and provide some form of peace of mind. Not ... Read on »
LIVING WELL WITH COPD, EMPHYSEMA, LUNG DISEASE by Lynn E. Posted Fri 17 Oct 2008 9:01pm Prevent respiratory infections Any respiratory infection — even the common cold — can cause an acute exacerbation of COPD, so it is to your advantage to do whatever you can to avoid catching what's going around. Washing your hands frequently with soap and water can reduce your risk. Alcohol-based instant hand sanitizers can also help. As much a ... Read on »
Quit Smoking and Prevent Emphysema Now with Lung Detox by Sandy H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:24pm Have you just decided to quit smoking again after hearing that the singer Amy Winehouse has just been diagnosed with emphysema? Cigarette smoking is the major cause of emphysema, a serious disease of the lungs. If you quit smoking now you can prevent many health problems associated with it including emphysema, lung cancer, high cholesterol, harde ... Read on »
Lessons in COPD, Emphysema by Lynn E. Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 4:36pm 1 Comment Those of us with COPD, Emphysema, Asthma oftentimes must step outside the box to make ourselves better; to help ourselves and the quality of our lives. The following offers a lot of info on how to help ourselves fight the attack of the oxidants. We truly must fight to holdfast to our stability and to diligently seek ways to hopefully restore our lu ... Read on »
Exposure to tobacco smoke in childhood home associated with early emphysema in adulthood by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert Posted Mon 28 Dec 2009 9:09am Children regularly exposed to tobacco smoke at home were more likely to develop early emphysema in adulthood. This finding by researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health suggests that the lungs may not recover completely from the effects of early-life exposures to tobacco smoke (ETS). The study is published in ... Read on »
Top 10 Signs That You May Have a Thyroid Problem by Michele W. Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Dec 2008 6:01pm To view other Mission4Monday posts click here My mission is to have a healthier life.... Spiritually, Physically, Mentally, Family and Relationships, and Ministry. Today's Mission 4 Monday: Physical Health - Thyroid Millions of People Have Undiagnosed Thyroid Conditions By Mary Shomon, About.com Updated: November 19, 2008 ... Read on »
What Is COPD and What is the Treatment? by Lynn E. Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 4:36pm Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) What Is It? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a group of disorders that damage the lungs and make breathing increasingly more difficult over time. The two most common forms of COPD are chronic bronchitis andemphysema.Both are chronic (long-term) illnesses that impair airflow in ... Read on »
Signs & Symptoms of COPD & Emphysema by Well Med Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of some of the common signs and symptoms of COPD & Emphysema: Blue lips Blue nails Blue skin Body aches Breathing difficulties Breathlessness Breathlessness after exertion Chronic cough Clear, colorless sputum Cor pulmonale Cyanosis Daily morning cough Difficulty sleeping Frequent coughing ... Read on »
New Test for Emphysema on the Horizon by HealthFinder Posted Fri 11 Mar 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink Simple blood test could enable detection before symptoms, experts say. FRIDAY, Ma ... Read on »
Broncus Reports Early EASE Trial Results for Airway Bypass With Exhale(R) Drug-Eluting Stents by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Nov 2009 10:02pm Broncus Technologies, Inc., a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing innovative solutions for lung diseases, is announcing early results of the EASE (Exhale Airway Stents for Emphysema) Trial, the first ever, double-blinded randomized, sham-controlled device study for patients with emphysema ... Read on »