COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is used to describe chronic bronchitis and emphysema, 2 progressive lung diseases which occur by themselves or together. COPD is a long-term condition which blocks the airways, leading to shortness of breath.
Alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency Alpha1-antitrypsin (A1AT) deficiency is an inherited disorder that may lead to lung and/or liver disease. Find out about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of A1AT.
Bronchitis Bronchitis can be acute or chronic (long term) and is usually caused by viral or bacterial infection of the lungs. Find out the symptoms and treatment.
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