Lung Condition

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Jill Osterhage
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Week 3 LOM

Lung Conditions Caused from 9/11

September 11, 2001just after 8:45a.mif you turned the television on the images you saw took your breath away. Little did we know that 14 years later that would be one of the aftermath a lot of the servers, first responders and people who were in the area that day would still be feeling. Due to the collapse of the Twin Towers and the fumes from jet fuel burning people are surfing daily from repertory issue. Some of the first responds started becoming ill weeks after this. They began developing repertory problem; Asthma, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Sarcoidosis and Lung cancer are just some of the issues they devolved. Soon people that where in area that day began devolving the same issues. Now these poor people have this will be haunted not just of image they much rather forget but along road of poor health.
Pulmonary Fibrosis Pulmonary Fibrosis is when the tissue deep in your lungs becomes scarred. The tissue become thick and stiff. Making it hard for one to catch their breath and not allowing enough oxygen into the blood. Symptoms of this incurable disease are shortness of breath, dry, hacking cough that does not get better, fatigue, weight loss for unknown reasons and clubbing of tips of fingers or toes. To determine if one does have this image test like a chest x ray or maybe a lung function test. Treatment can help the symptoms and help improve the quality of life are oxygen therapy, pulmonary rehabilitations, or a lung transplant.
Sarcoidosis
Sarcoidosis is a disease which can affect many organs with in the body. It causes the development of granulomas which are clumps of cells from the immune system. When the lungs are affected from it, it makes breathing difficult because the lymph nodes in the neck, chest an around the lungs become enlarged and tender. Fluid then accumulates around the lung area rendering your breathing ability. You may also notice



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