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Respiratory Diseases - Diseases of the Human Respiratory System

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General Info about Respiratory Diseases

You may take breathing for granted, thinking that it is just an involuntary reflex action. But for the millions of people who suffer from respiratory diseases, each breath is a major accomplishment. Those people include patients with chronic lung problems, such as asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema, but they also include heart attack and accident victims, premature infants, and people with cystic fibrosis, lung cancer, or AIDS. In this booklet, however, we propose to discuss some of the common respiratory diseases.

Respiratory Diseases

The human respiratory system not only provides oxygen to each cell of the body but also removes body wastes, filters out infectious agents, and provides air needed for speech. Although the lungs are able to with stand abuse in the form of smoke and other pollutants, a number of disorders impair its function. Some of these maladies are temporary and relatively harmless; others may be life-threatening. Any chronic breathing problem or other cough should be checked promptly. Take care of your lungs and they will take care of you.

The information in this booklet is not intended as medical advice - the doctor knows best. This booklet only intends to help patients make informed decisions.
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I AM SHORT OF BREATH AND HAVE HAD THIS SINCE I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH ULCERATED COLITIS.ABOUT TWO YEARS AGO. I GAVE UP SMOKING APPROXIMATELY 2-3 YEARS BEFORE I GOT COLITIS. IT IS VERY FRIGHTENING AT TIMES AND THAT SURELY DOESN'T HELP.I PLAY TENNIS BUT FIND THAT REALLY DIFFICULT BECAUSE OF MY BREATHLESSNESS. PLEASE CAN SOME ONE HELP ME.
Campbell Wednesday, November 14, 2012
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healthyheartpoet Monday, February 18, 2013
You people are just sad
Aneesa Monday, January 30, 2012
How many different respiratory conditions are there??!!!
sing.song-17 Sunday, January 22, 2012
i love reading about different respiratory diseases because its my subject and i need more information to increase my knowledge and to be expert of what i like
saher_ahmad Saturday, November 26, 2011
thats not funny! it's a real virus!
Bailey11 Thursday, April 22, 2010
what the hell are you talking about?
jkjhjihuihuih Tuesday, November 29, 2011
about the respiratory system!
twilight Wednesday, November 07, 2012
I am in 3 grade and i like reading about the cold. I had 4 colds in the last year and i think i was die, but i am all better now and my nose does not look like rodolf anymore. and when i wake up their is no more snot on my pillow.
Meiscool Thursday, October 29, 2009
wow
guest Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Your not funny.
darthroti Friday, January 27, 2012
Hey guys,

Just a quick tip from a uni student. Don't forget that while you're looking for good info about respiratory diseases, consider this: 'Is this site prepared by academic or medical staff?'

Suzanne

Suzanney Thursday, August 06, 2009
Don't be a bitch Suzanne
guest Saturday, January 09, 2010
That a very dumb thing for u to say it must fit ur personality huh;
guest Thursday, January 14, 2010
hahahah - that just made my day...
guest Sunday, April 04, 2010
i think Suzanne madam is right
guest Sunday, May 02, 2010
I'm only here with good intentions. Take it or leave it =]
Suzanney Sunday, May 02, 2010
that`s mean. don`t say that to anyone again.
guest Tuesday, May 18, 2010
I to am a 7th grade student that suffers from asthma. I usually have asthma attacks in the winter, but just in case i bring a inhaler with me at ALL TIMES. i was diagnosed with astma in the third or fourth grade once my parents split up. learning more and more about asthma is fun and at the same time interesting. learning new things is exciting. especially if you can relate to it. currently at this time i havent had a asthma attack for several months, but who knows it just might sneak up on me. ;]
Young_DBZ Friday, May 29, 2009
I love reading about different respiratory problems because i have to suffer with asthma myself. I am in 7th grade and i am doing a project on the body systems and we were able to chose between eight different systems and i chose respiratory system. I never new how many diseases there are out there until i started researching and now im attached on learning more about it and i hope that other people relize how dangerous asthma can really be. Many people tease me about it when i end up using my inhaler. so i just wanted to get that out there. I hope to read more and more about this.
Allyssa95 Sunday, May 24, 2009
Hey! looks like we have something in common about that asthma thing.Do you have severe asthma and more frequent attacks or just occasional.
Young_DBZ Friday, May 29, 2009
What if you are born with RSV(Respitory System Virus)? What should you do?
Bailey11 Sunday, April 19, 2009
i think you shoukd just consult a doctor and ask for instructions, as what you should do...
guest Saturday, July 25, 2009
dont mind your rvs
guest Friday, August 06, 2010
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