Asbestos Disease treatments
Asbestos Disease

Treatments could include:

  • Between the lungs and the chest wall there is a small space called the "pleural space." This space typically contains approximately four teaspoons of fluid. Certain conditions, including tumors, pneumonia, heart failure, or lung illnesses, can cau...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A lung transplant is surgery that replaces a diseased or failing lung with a healthy, donor lung. According to data from the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network, there have been more than 23,815 lung transplants in the U.S. since 1988. T...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Oxygen therapy provides supplemental oxygen to people with breathing disorders.
    Source:HLCMS
  • If and when you try to quit smoking, you may face any number of nicotine withdrawal symptoms. Most people who try to quit deal with at least one.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Research shows that success comes to smokers who use more than one method to fight cravings and withdrawals. Here are some common and proven treatment options.
    Source:HLCMS
  • According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 70 percent of individuals who smoke cigarettes would like to quit (CDC, 2012). However, most people who try to quit are not successful in their first attempt. This is because the body p...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Teens who smoke become adults who smoke. Most teens don't fully understand the risks associated with smoking or how difficult it will be to quit.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Talking to your parents about quitting smoking can be intimidating. It is extremely important that you discuss quitting and help them become a former smoker.
    Source:HLCMS
  • 70 percent of smokers say they want to quit, so your partner may already be thinking about quitting. Express your concerns for their health.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Nicotine-replacement therapies and smoking cessation medications are two options for quitting smoking. Read about other plans and strategies for quitting.
    Source:HLCMS
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