Lung diseases are the most common medical problem in the world. Based on a research about ten million people in US have various lung diseases like one caused by infections, smoking, genetic and many others. The lungs are very complex organs. It is supported by many muscles and parts that will help the body catch the oxygen and distribute it to every corner of the body, then expel carbon dioxide. When it comes to lung diseases, the disease could occur in any parts of the lungs.
Bronchi is the windpipe or trachea that branches into tubes names bronchi that have some branches which become smaller and spread throughout the lungs. There are some lung diseases that could affect these area.
The airways are inflamed and could lead to spasm that will cause shortness of breath and wheezing. Various things could trigger asthma such as allergies, emotional condition, pollution and many others.
2. COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
The lung could not exhale in normal way and it would cause breathing difficulty.
3. Chronic & Acute Bronchitis
This is one of the most common lung diseases and the part of COPD. The symptom of this disease is productive cough. The acute BRONCHITIS is caused by the sudden infection in the airways, mostly because if virus.
4. Cystic Fibrosis
This is a genetic condition that will cause poor mucus clearance from bronchi. The accumulation of the mucus will lead to infection.
Inyerstitium is a microscopically thin. It is the delicate lining between the air sacs (alveoli) of the lungs. The tiny blood vessels will run through the this lining and allows gas exchange between blood and alveoli.
1. ILD or Interstitial Lung Diseases
ILD could affect many parts of the interstitium. The common lung diseases in this category are autoimmune disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, sarcoidosis and more.
3. Pulmonery Edemas
Alveoli is the air sacs dead-end cluster. The air sacs will make up the most parts of lung tissue. There are so many types of lung diseases that could affect this area.
Lung diseases are incurable disease. It could happen to anyone, including to the infant. However, the risk of lung diseases could increase rapidly due to the habit and environment. People who are smoking, live around smokers, working in the industry with specific air condition such as one that contain asbestosis are having higher risk on lung diseases.