COPD Takes the Breath Away: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease takes one’s breath away and is a leading cause of death in the
. The July issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter provides an overview of COPD: US
Causes: COPD is usually attributed to exposure to tobacco smoke and airborne irritants over a long period of time. Most often, it occurs in long-term or former smokers. Symptoms: Persistent shortness of breath and chronic cough lasting more than three to six weeks may signal COP and wheezing, chest tightness and sputum or phlegm production. Symptoms usually progress more slowly in people who have stopped smoking and faster when smoking continues. Diagnosis: Pulmonary function tests are key in diagnosing COPD. Treatment: The first step in treatment is to stop exposure to lung irritants, including tobacco smoke. Doctors recommend treatments to minimize further damage called an exacerbation. Even with treatment, damage done to the lungs by COPD isn’t fully reversible. http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120719006572/en/Mayo-Clinic-Health-Letter-July-2012-Highlights
Garlic Health Benefits: Fights infections; Contains cancer-preventing chemicals; Reduces blood pressure, cholesterol, triglycerides; Stimulates the immune system; Prevents and relieves chronic bronchitis; Acts as an expectorants. http://www.foods-healing-power.com/health-benefits-of-garlic.html
Garlic and Lemon both have a positive effect on emphysema. They each have hot and dry properties, can dissolve phlegm, and are anti-bacterial. They will also open up the airways of the lungs.About Cures for Emphysema | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/facts_4809457_cures-for-emphysema.html#ixzz2PQikbBKR
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