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The cause was bronchitis and pneumonia, said his wife, Azucena.
The cause was bronchitis and pneumonia, said his wife, Azucena Carlin.
Acute bronchitis — an infection in the airways that lead into the lungs — is sometimes diagnosed as pneumonia, but a chest X-ray can help distinguish between the two.
Inflammation also is believed to promote diabetes, colorectal cancer, arthritis, osteoporosis, psoriasis, acne and other skin conditions, bronchitis, chronic pain, etc.
Now, a paper published in GeoHealth, a journal of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), suggests that breathing in this dust can lead to severe health effects in humans, including bronchitis and cancer.
Patients with cystic fibrosis can typically experience bouts of pneumonia and bronchitis, persistent coughing, and wheezing or shortness of breath.
Last year, Bush was hospitalized three times for pneumonia, the flu and chronic bronchitis.
A year ago this month, Bush spent two weeks in the hospital for treatment of pneumonia and chronic bronchitis, a constant irritation of the lining of tubes that carry air to one's lungs.
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The bronchial tubes carry air into the tiny branches and smaller cells of the lungs. In bronchitis, the tubes become sore and you develop a deep cough. Bronchitis caused by bacteria can be treated with antibiotics, but there's no drug treatment for the more common kind caused by a virus. A bout of bronchitis may involve a couple of weeks of coughing (with no laughing allowed), weakness, and loss of energy and interest in doing things. Apart from that, bronchitis is rarely serious—at least if it doesn't progress to pneumonia.
BRONCHITIS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bronchitis for English Language Learners
medical : an illness in which your bronchial tubes become sore or damaged and you cough a lot
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