Treat Emphysema Naturally

Emphysema is a long term lung disease that causes difficulty breathing. It is also the main type of COPD. There are many causes of emphysema, but smoking is far and away the most common reason for it. It has no cure, but quitting smoking may help to slow the progression of the disease.

 

How do I know if I have emphysema?

  • A cough that won’t go away.
  • Coughing up mucus
  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheezing
  • Tightness in the chest
  • Reduced capacity for physical activity
  • Poor appetite
  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss

 

How do I prevent emphysema?

The best way to prevent getting emphysema is to stop smoking or never start.

 

How can I treat emphysema?

  • Eat a well-balanced diet and work to lose weight and achieve a healthy weight.
  • Eat two-three cloves of garlic a day to help fight off secondary infections.
  • Aniseed oil is an expectorant and will help to move mucus out of the lungs.
  • Amaranth juice, taken with honey, has been found to help with the symptoms of emphysema.
  • Make your home as smoke and pollutant free as possible.
  • Curcumin has been found to slow the progression of the disease due to its anti-inflammatory properties.
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