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As one of the two primary conditions of COPD, chronic bronchitis can be a significant drain on your quality of life. Causing frequent coughing and the exacerbation of other symptoms, chronic bronchitis can be one of the most evident aspects of life with lung disease. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to breakdown the condition, and give a clear directive on what you can do about it.
Bronchitis is a lung condition that occurs when the bronchial tubes, or air passages, become inflamed as a result of an infection or irritation. When irritation or an infection manifests in the lungs, the mucus linings within the lungs become inflamed, triggering the airway linings to leak fluids into the lungs to combat the inflammation….
What is obstructive lung disease? Let us explain. Keep reading to learn more about what is obstructive lung disease and what you can do here.
When it comes to understanding respiratory diseases there can be a lot to learn. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to breakdown Respiratory Diseases: What Are Chronic Lung Diseases? And can you the information you need to improve your overall quality of life.
Chronic bronchitis treatment options vary from person to person. Keep reading to learn more about common chronic bronchitis treatments and what they do here.
It’s easy to confuse chronic bronchitis for other lung diseases and illnesses. With your health in mind, learn more about chronic bronchitis symptoms and what to look for here.
Life with chronic bronchitis can be invariably difficult; particularly when trying to find an appropriate treatment. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to guide you through Chronic Bronchitis Treatments: How to Separate the Best from the Worst.
For those diagnosed with COPD, the first question can often be how? Although there are a variety of causes for COPD, the information doesn’t always square right. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to give you the information you need on COPD Causes: How Does It Happen and Why?
Many people don’t know that famous poet, author and activist, Maya Angelou, lived with COPD. Learn more about Maya Angelou and COPD here.