obstructive lung disease


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Related to obstructive lung disease: emphysema, asthma
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obstructive lung disease

n. obstrucción crónica del pulmón que impide la entrada libre del aire a causa de un estrechamiento físico o funcional del árbol bronquial.
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Apart from CVD, it damages the airways and the small air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs, leading to COPD chronic obstructive lung disease), emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and lung cancer.
Global strategy for the diagnosis, management and prevention of chronic obstructive lung disease 2017 report.
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The polluted air causes lower respiratory infections, chronic obstructive lung disease, heart attacks, stroke, diabetes, and lung cancer," further reveals the study.
Obstructive Lung Disease) every year in the month of November.Many
Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) is observing the day on November 21 since 2002 under different themes in collaboration with health care professionals to raise awareness about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and improve care.
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