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How To Treat Rare Lung Diseases


Health is wealth as the saying goes and given the rate or amount of money one needs to spend for medicines and hospitalization the said saying makes even more sense. Modern people are so busy going back and forth, rushing from one place to another in their pursuit of work and career. If you ask one of them why they do it, the easy answer would most likely be because they have to earn a living, but the purpose would be defeated if in the process the person concern gets sick and the worst type to hit a person are rare diseases.

The following are 5 easy steps to follow by those diagnosed with one of the rare lung diseases called chronic bronchitis. The steps are the following:

Step 1

• First in treating rare lung diseases is to get rid of the cause. In most cases, bronchitis is brought about by excessive smoking. This being the case to ensure that one’s condition does not worsen, the latter should immediately quit smoking.

Step 2

• Second, the lungs need fresh air. These being the case avoid polluted areas and make sure to always get clean oxygen to your lungs.

Step 3

• Third, once diagnosed it is expected that the doctor would prescribe medications therefore make sure you are faithful in taking your medications.

Step 4

• Fourth, would be to get as much exercise as your condition would allow. There is nothing like making your lungs strong through regular exercise.

Step 5

• Fifth if needed, do not hesitate to undergo a lung rehabilitation treatment.


There is nothing like rare lung diseases to really put a halt on one’s activity and add stress to life. In particular due to people’s life style, pollution and other like causes, rare lung diseases are becoming more and more rampant in society. Lung problems to begin with are challenging enough as they are. It can cause an afflicted person to suffer from:

• Difficulty in breathing
• Excessive coughing
• Shortness of breath and in extreme cases
• Coughing up blood

The following are just a few of the more common symptoms of ordinary lung problems as well as rare lung diseases. Among some of the usual lung ailment people suffer from are the following:

• Bronchitis
• Chronic bronchitis
• Pneumonia
• Lung cancer
• Bronchopulmonary dysplasia and
• Cystic fibrosis to name a few

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There are indeed so many possible causes for rare lung diseases symptoms one is experiencing; for this reason it is important to immediately consult with the doctor to get a proper diagnosis. After knowing which one of the rare lung diseases one has contracted, the next decision is the type of treatment to take. The treatment would of course depend on the kind of rare lung diseases disorder one has.

Take for example the case of people suffering from a rare chronic bronchitis; it would be good to note that there are so many types of bronchitis, hence again the need to get a correct and exact diagnosis.

The lungs are one of the most important organs in our body. This is the reason it should not be abused or taken for granted. The best solution is still prevention.

By Leah, published at 03/15/2012
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