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Health | Diseases & Conditions | Respiratory Conditions

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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What is pulmonary edema?

In pulmonary edema, fluid builds up in the lungs, making it hard to breathe. Learn more about pulmonary edema from this article.


What are the bowel symptoms of cystic fibrosis?

Common bowel symptoms of cystic fibrosis include constipation, diarrhea and foul-smelling stools. Learn more about bowel symptoms of cystic fibrosis from this article. See more »

What are the effects of diacetyl?

Diacetyl is a chemical used to make popcorn and other candy taste buttery; people who are exposed to it regularly may suffer from damage to their lungs. Learn more about the effects of diacetyl from this article. See more »

What are some books about cystic fibrosis?

What are some books about cystic fibrosis? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn more about what kind of books there are for cystic fibrosis. See more »

What are some cystic fibrosis statistics?

What are some cystic fibrosis statistics? Please visit HowStuffWorks to learn more about cystic fibrosis and some cystic fibrosis statistics. See more »

What are some home remedies for sinus congestion?

What are some home remedies for sinus congestion? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn more about some home remedies for sinus congestion. See more »

What are some medications for respiratory infections?

What are some medications for respiratory infections? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn more about some medication for respiratory infections. See more »

How do I know if I have acute sinusitis?

How do I know if I have acute sinusitis?

How do I know if I have acute sinusitis? Learn about the symptoms and causes of acute sinusitis to keep your family healthy. See more »

What are pleural cavity diseases?

What are pleural cavity diseases? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn more about pleural cavity diseases. See more »

What are respiratory tract infections?

What are respiratory tract infections? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn more about respiratory tract infections. See more »

What are common respiratory conditions in adults?

What are common respiratory conditions in adults? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn more about common respiratory conditions in adults. See more »