Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) causes
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
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Emphysema is a lung disease that, along with chronic bronchitis, represents a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Lack of oxygen may give skin and lips a bluish hue.
Learn about the causes and symptoms of chronic bronchitis, how to get tested, and when to seek treatment.
Alpha-1 antitrypsin is a protein in blood that the liver and lungs use to control the immune response. An alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AAD) means there is too little of the functioning protein in your blood. When bacteria or other harmful subst...