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Respiratory conditions impact the lungs and the ability to breath. In this section, find out about the symptoms and treatment of apnea, orthopnea and more.

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Are chest X-rays required for cystic fibrosis?

Chest X-rays are important for monitoring lung function in cystic fibrosis patients. Learn more about chest X-rays for cystic fibrosis from this article.


If your dad has cystic fibrosis does it mean you will?

If your dad has cystic fibrosis does it mean you will?

How much do you know about inheriting cystic fibrosis? Find out about inheriting cystic fibrosis in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

If your mom has cystic fibrosis does it mean you will?

If your mom has cystic fibrosis does it mean you will?

How much do you know about inheriting cystic fibrosis? Find out about inheriting cystic fibrosis in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

What is the best way to stop hiccups?

What is the best way to stop hiccups?

Hiccups are the result of a spasm in your diaphragm. Learn about the best way to stop hiccups in this article. See more »

What is the cost of a cystic fibrosis test?

What is the cost of a cystic fibrosis test?

A cystic fibrosis newborn screening test is relatively inexpensive. Learn more about the cost of a cystic fibrosis test from this article. See more »

What is the fastest way to cure heavy congestion?

What is the fastest way to cure heavy congestion?

Try home remedies or pharmaceutical medications for quick relief from heavy congestion. Find out about the fastest way to cure heavy congestion from this article. See more »

What is the life expectancy for someone with emphysema?

What is the life expectancy for someone with emphysema?

The life expectancy for someone with emphysema depends on many factors, including the severity of the condition. Learn more about the life expectancy for someone with emphysema from this article. See more »

What is COPD?

What is COPD?

COPD is a progressive disease that makes it more and more difficult to breathe as the disease worsens. Learn more about COPD by reading this article. See more »

What is corona virus?

What is corona virus?

There are many types of corona viruses - some affecting humans and some affecting animals. Learn more about corona virus in this article. See more »

What is emphysema?

What is emphysema?

Emphysema is a disease in which air becomes trapped in the lungs, making it difficult to breathe out. Learn more about emphysema in this article. See more »

What is Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and what's its relationship to respiratory infections?

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is bacteria that infect immunocompromised people, and can cause pneumonia, and chronic respiratory problems in vulnerable people. Learn more about pseudomonas aeruginosa and its relationship to respiratory infections from this article. See more »