Along with Asthma, Copd and other, Emphysema is a chronic lung condition.
Emphysema falls under the term of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and its characterized by the damaged alveoli, which are the tiny sacs in the lungs that transfer oxygen and carbon dioxide from the lungs to the bloodstream and vice versa. The alveoli in a person with emphysema are so damaged, that they are unable to exhale the carbon dioxide and inhale oxygen, resulting in lungs that have become too expanded. This condition is caused by smoking and as an example about 4.9 million Americans are known to have this disease.
Fragrance, smoke and other kinds of air pollution make an even harder struggle for people with Emphysema.
These larger than normal lungs will then put excessive pressure on the diaphragm, preventing it from rising and falling as it should, and making it even more difficult to breathe. This enlargement of the lungs due to emphysema can also cause the lungs to collapse if the enlargement is located around the tops of the lungs.
Someone with severe emphysema will have very low amounts of energy because of the lack of oxygen in their blood stream. This condition is extremely dangerous for other parts of the body as well, especially the brain, which needs about 20% of the oxygen we breathe, and the heart, which will try to overcompensate for the lack of oxygen in the bloodstream and work itself to the point of heart failure. People who have severe COPD often use large amounts of oxygen therapy to make up for the way their lungs cannot inhale enough oxygen.
Subjecting such person with emphysema and copd to fragrance, smoke and other kinds of air pollution can be fatal to their health.
Think of your fellow man before you stink of perfume. Perfume is spread unrurely in the air we all shall breathe, just as smoke does.
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