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Nearly 37 MILLION Americans live with CHRONIC LUNG DISEASE
like asthma and COPD*.
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LUNG DISEASE

TYPES OF LUNG DISEASE

  • COPD- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

  • Lung Cancer

  • Emphysema

  • Chronic Bronchitis

  • Asthma

  • Pneumonia

  • Pleurisy

  • COVID-19

  • Pulmonary Embolism

If you have ANY of the following SYMPTOMS,

it is time to seek MEDICAL CARE

  • Fever >100.4

  • Symptoms lasting longer than 3 weeks

  • Shortness of breath

  • Wheezing

  • Chronic mucus production

  • A Cough that last longer than a month, 

  • Coughing up blood

Source: The American Lung Association https://www.lung.org/lung-health-diseases/warning-signs-of-lung-disease

RISK FACTORS:

Smoking

Exposure to pollutants:
- Dust
- Smoke
- Airborne chemicals

Infection

 

50% of adults with low lung function don’t know it

  • Get at least 150 minutes per week of MODERATE-INTENSITY AEROBIC activity or 75 minutes per week of VIGOROUS AEROBIC activity, or a combination of both, preferably spread throughout the week.

  • Add MODERATE- to HIGH-INTENSITY MUSCLE-STRENGTHENING activity (such as resistance or weights) on at least 2 DAYS per week.

  • SPEND LESS TIME SITTING! Even light-intensity activity can offset some of the risks of being sedentary.

  • Gain even more benefits by being ACTIVE at least 300 MINUTES (5 hours) per week.

  • INCREASE AMOUNT and INTENSITY GRADUALLY over time.