Lung diseases are disorders affecting the lungs which is a vital part of the human body. Lung diseases could be breathing problems, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or infections like influenza, pneumonia, tuberculosis, lung cancer etc.
Exposure to environmental pollution and poor lifestyle habits place you at a higher risk of developing respiratory infections or a weakened respiratory system.
At the outset, you must try to avoid prolonged exposure to environmental smoke, vehicular fumes and industrial emissions as well as keep your surroundings, both within and outside the house clean.
Tobacco smoke contains over 4,000 chemicals, some of which have marked irritant properties and 60 of these chemicals are known or suspected to cause cancer. Smoking is responsible for 90% of all lung cancer and 75% of chronic bronchitis and emphysema.