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Dec 30, 2008
... also avoid stairs, each step is like lifting your entire weight, learn to take little naps during the day, and above all avoid people who smoke... ... (12 replies)
... lung disease, and yet we hear of people getting these illnesses that have never smoked! ... (10 replies)
... he damage may be done but stopping smoking will prevent further damage. I have had a very large improvement since I stopped. I breathe much better and am able to do much more Was the damage healed no but it certainly stopped as it won't if you keep smoking. ... (8 replies)

Feb 6, 2006
... As someone that is very well versed in Emphysema if he is not on inhalers then either he is not seeing the right Dr. or he is not adhering to the treatment. ... (23 replies)
... my father died of emphysema last march 17th. i am certain that its different with different people, but i will tell you how things went. first of all, he had been in the hospital..but after about 4 days, they released him, even though we didnt feel comfortable with that... ... (8 replies)
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Feb 9, 2005
... kobeck...i realize that "everyone" is point in using the 1 year, 5 years, 20 because my uncle had emphysema for 20 years before he passed away. My dad was diagnosed 5 years ago....and the way he has continuously went very fast over the last year.... ... (7 replies)
... years. Well, this is year 10!!! We've been living with A1AT for 10 years now!!! I can't live if he dies!!! Sometimes I think it's not good to tell everything. ... (8 replies)

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