Lung disease can affect your ability to breathe, which can lead to short- or long-term damage to your overall health.
Statistics show that about 45% of all diseases affect the lungs and bronchi.
The most common diseases are:
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Diseases of the respiratory organs cause harm not only to the patient himself, but also to others who can hear wheezing, coughing and snoring.
If you or your loved ones have typical symptoms, you should not postpone solving the problem “for later”.
It is necessary to find out the cause of these phenomena so that the treatment of the disease can be started in time and not cause complications.
Lung disease: symptoms and signs
If you have minor symptoms, you should consult a doctor, as early detection of the disease can improve treatment results and possibly save a life.
Here are some warning signs of lung disease to look for:
A normal cough caused by the flu usually disappears gradually within two weeks at most.
But if the cough symptoms are stable and there are no signs of worsening, you should see a pulmonologist.