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What are the most common breathing disorders?

There are a number of common breathing disorders. The most common are asthma, chronic bronchitis, pulmonary fibrosis, sarcoidosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and emphysema. Breathing disorders that are common to women include asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and lung cancer.

The most common breathing disorders are COPD, asthma and emphysema, says David Kamrava, MD, of West Hills Hospital & Medical Center. Watch this video to learn more.

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