If you have trouble breathing or have been diagnosed with a condition such as asthma, COPD or emphysema, you may have a number of questions. You may want to know more about your condition, symptoms and possible treatments. Being informed about what to expect can help you more easily manage your condition.

Lung Disorders and Diseases

Many types of lung problems require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some of the conditions, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Signs of Respiratory Distress

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (COPD)


Chronic Bronchitis

Pulmonary Emphysema

Acute Bronchitis

Cystic Fibrosis

Interstitial Lung Diseases / Pulmonary Fibrosis

Occupational Lung Diseases


Primary Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary Sarcoidosis

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)