Non-Communicable diseases

by Austin Randolph

Emphysema facts

Emphysema is form of a chronic(long-term) lung disease people with emphysema have a hard time breathing from a limitation blowing air out there are multiple causes of emphysema and smoking is the most common emphysema is one of the main types of COPD witch is called chronic obstuctive pulmonary disease its called obstructive because people with emphysema exhale as if something was obstructing the air emphysema has no cure,quitting smoking reduces the speed at wich the disease gets worse. The emphysema results in delicate linings the lungs air sacs in the lungs becomes badly damaged beyond repair estimates vary about 24 million people have emphysema or another type of copd

symptoms of Emphsema

the symptoms are shortness breathing wheezing coughing