Today, doctors and scientists have a better understanding than ever of
the nature of asthmatic bronchitis, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema.
These diseases are viewed as damage to the lungs as a result of two
factors. First is outside conditions such as smoking, air and
environmental pollution, and in some cases, frequent infections. The
second factor is the hereditary loss of certain lung defenses, which
leaves lungs easier to damage. The future promises more advances in
understanding why patients get asthmatic bronchitis, chronic bronchitis,
Diagnosing any breathing problem by spirometry at an early stage is
most important. The treatments and medications discussed in this document
can help stop the progression of COPD, in addition to making your life as
comfortable as possible. The earlier this is done, the better your health
will be. Diagnosing asthmatic bronchitis, chronic bronchitis, and
emphysema early can save your breath, America!