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... antitrypsin deficiency disease. What troubledchild is describing, doesn't sound like emphysema at all. But I agree with everyone that has answered that she should at least go to the GP. ... (10 replies)
... There is a hereditary component to emphysema, but I wonder do you experience any other symptoms? ... (10 replies)
... when I laugh so much I get this phlegm in my throat and I can hear like a high pitched sound and it is definitely the fluid from my lungs. After I stop laughing I cough so much my husband looks at me weird like he thinks I am going to die. ... (10 replies)

... Hi my name is Noreen. ... (5 replies)
... flow meter, the highest I can get it is 350, sometimes 400. Lately, I'm lucky to get it to 300. Perhaps allergies are at the root of it. It's sure fun growing oldER!!! ... (18 replies)
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... The beginnings of emphysema are cough and shortness of breath with exertion. You don't have either one, so I don't think you have to worry about emphysema. ... (7 replies)
... antitrypsin deficiency". I'm always amazed at how little is posted about it. Please take a look at the topic here called "uggggg someone please help!!!!! ... (22 replies)
... Antitrypsin Deficiency. This is a form of hereditary emphysema starting in young adults. It is often misdiagnosed as asthma. ... (9 replies)
... There is one type of emphysema that is hereditary,its called Alpha-1 related emphysema,its caused by a missing enzyme.I believe they detect if its missing by a blood test. The American Lung Association webpage has info about it on their website ------------------ Cassidy mommy to 5 rugrats and expecting #6 "Theres 2 things I've learned"1.Theres a God and 2 I'm not Him" (9 replies)
... If your oxygen levels are okay, and your blood PH is ok, I would think it would probably be a muscular problem that you've trained yourself around. Then again, I'm not a doctor. ... (9 replies)




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