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Bronchitis

Bronchitis is the inflammation of the larger airways in your lungs, which causes an ongoing cough. Read more about its symptoms and how to reduce the risk of bronchitis.

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Cough

Most coughs are caused by viruses which inflame the throat, windpipe or lungs. Here are some tips to relieve the symptoms.

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Chest infection

Common in people of all ages, chest infections can occur alongside a cold or the flu. Discover more about the causes, symptoms and treatment options for chest infections.

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Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis is a chest infection that affects a child’s ability to breathe freely. It usually appears in children under 12 months old.

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COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an umbrella term for certain long-term lung conditions including emphysema, chronic bronchitis and chronic asthma.

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Infectious diseases

There are many different kinds of infectious diseases. Find out about conditions such as shingles, chlamydia, measles, conjunctivitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis and more here.

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Lung cancer symptoms

Information on lung cancer signs and symptoms, plus links to trusted resources.

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Obstructive lung diseases

People with obstructive lung disease, such as COPD, asthma or CF, experience shortness of breath. Learn more about obstructive lung diseases.

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What causes breathing problems?

Information on the most common causes of breathing problems and other causes of feeling short of breath, with links to trusted resources.

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What causes lung cancer?

Information on what causes lung cancer and risk factors, plus links to trusted resources.

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Lung cancer

Lung cancer is one of the most common but serious types of cancer. Read here about the types, causes, symptoms, treatments and prevention.

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