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4 Most Common Lung Diseases

4 Most Common Lung Diseases

Posted by Gary Gendron

Tens of millions of Americans suffer from various lung diseases, typically caused by smoking, infections and heredity. Here are the most common:

Lung cancer. The second leading cause of death after heart disease, lung cancer accounts for nearly 30% of all cancer deaths – claiming the lives of 158,000 Americans this year. More people die of lung cancer than of breast, colon and prostate cancer combined. Continue reading “4 Most Common Lung Diseases” »


Enlarged Prostate Affects Urination, Frequency and Overall Health

Enlarged Prostate Affects Urination, Frequency and Overall Health

Posted by Tim Cleland

At some point in their life, most men will experience prostate enlargement, also called BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia). More than 90% of men over age 80 are affected.

In men, urine flows from the bladder through the urethra. As the prostate cells gradually multiply, its enlargement presses on the urethra and causes bladder problems. Then the bladder has to more forcefully push to release urine. Continue reading “Enlarged Prostate Affects Urination, Frequency and Overall Health” »


What everyone needs to know about Glaucoma

What Everyone Needs to Know about Glaucoma

Posted by Gary Gendron

Glaucoma is often associated with a buildup of pressure inside the eye and tends to show up later in life. It is a leading cause of blindness. The two most common forms are primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) and angle-closure glaucoma (ACG).

How is Eye Pressure Related to Glaucoma?
Increased eye pressure can happen when eye fluid isn’t circulating normally through a channel. If the channel becomes blocked, fluid builds up causing glaucoma.

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