Shortness of breath is the main symptom of emphysema, which is a chronic and progressive lung disease. The lungs’ air sacs, which are called alveoli, rupture – and thus cannot exchange as much oxygen with the blood as necessary. This also compromises the lungs’ ability to eliminate carbon dioxide from the blood and exhale it…
Lung and Sleep
Read about the latest developments in the fields of sleep medicine, pulmonary medicine, and immunology and how they relate to your health.