Posts Tagged "copd"

Medical Rewind – Monday, December 10th

Posted on Dec 11, 2012 in Medical Rewind

If you missed this weeks Medical Rewind with Robert Scott Bell and Dr. Rashid A. Buttar, be sure to go to www.medicalrewind.com to listen to the show. The topics discussed on Monday’s Medical Rewind were: COPD Cancer Cure Acceleration Mom’s Remedies Strengthening Immunity Pregnancy Nutrition & More! Join Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell every Monday at 2pm EST for Medical Rewind. For a complete listing and details of all events where Dr. Buttar will be speaking, go to www.advancedmedicineseminars.com  NEXT SEMINAR:   Jan 25-26, 2013  Phoenix AZ EVERYONE is welcome!  Don’t miss this...

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Serious Blood Clots Common in COPD

Posted on Aug 3, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 A review of prior research suggests that up to one in four patients who are hospitalized for worsening chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) will have a blood clot in their lungs, a potentially life-threatening problem called pulmonary embolism. COPD, a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe, can cause coughing that produces large amounts of mucus, wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and other symptoms. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of COPD – most people who have COPD smoke or used to smoke, but it is also associated with...

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Posted on Dec 28, 2008 in Chronic Disease

Updated: 05/26/2006 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive and debilitating lung disease. The disease is characterized by irreversible airflow limitation in the lungs. The umbrella of COPD encompasses the following conditions:Emphysema, in which the alveoli in the lungs, the tiny sacs where oxygen transfer takes place, are destroyed and enlarged Chronic bronchitis, or the permanent inflammation of airways, accompanied by a chronic cough COPD exacts a tremendous toll on society. It affects more than 16 million people in the United States, and by 2020 it is expected to...

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