11 Unexpected Things That Can Damage Your Lungs

Lung diseases are some of the most common medical conditions in the world. Tens of millions of people suffer from lung disease in the U.S. Smoking, infections, and genetics are responsible for most lung diseases.

The lungs are part of a complex apparatus, expanding and relaxing thousands of times each day to bring in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide. Lung disease can result from problems in any part of this system. Diseases that affect the airways include: asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis, emphysema acute bronchitis and cystic fibrosis.

Learn more about the unexpected things that can damage your lungs! 

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