Breathing is a consciously unnoticed, though it depends on their life. But 251 million people around the world – 2.9 million in Spain – this vital process is a daily challenge because of the inflammation and obstruction of the respiratory system caused by chronic chronic lung disease (BGBK).
This disease is the third cause of death worldwide – Detection of heart disease and heart disease – and fourth in Spain, according to data published by an article Lancet and the World Health Organization (WHO). To obtain an idea of seriousness, it only kills in Spain for 20 minutes every person, indicating images of the Spanish Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery Association (SEPAR).
Although data is discouraged, everything is not so bad: COPD is the first preventative cause of our country's death And we have some measures to avoid our hands.
Smoking is the habit of creating the most COPD in Spain
Unlike other countries, in most cases they are the result of the smoke produced by coal and the ecological heating of the wood. It is the most common Spanish origin. "If people do not smoke, they will disappear between 70% and 80% of the cases," said the Scientist of the Institute of Healthcare Researcher Prince Joan Soriano, who has participated in the classification of the most deadly diseases.
Without a doubt, it is worth giving up smoking and on Wednesday it was celebrated World Day for Diabetes World, the goal of reporting on the disease "never too soon or too late."
Scientists know that cuts with bad habit lead to progression of the pathology and remain reverses the effects when the first symptoms are revealed: When everyday activities, hopes and fatigue are performed, One problem is that 81.7% of people with this disease are not diagnosed, according to the EPI-SCAN II SEPAR study. So, if these signs appear, experts recommend that you go to the doctor, especially if you are 40 or older and have been smoking in a moment of our lives.
The prevalence of the disease in women is greater
This study also reveals that men have more problems with women than in women, in the last decade, at 70%, in cases of COPD,. At least, this means that "the subdiagnosis is better than them," says Soriana. EPI-SCAN II is an epidemiologist of the scientific research scientific committee that is designed to monitor the health of 10,200 people of 17,200 people in the autonomous community, which says that 40.2% of women have 88.2% of those who do not know about COPD, 76% of men.
To improve these data, the expert argues that "it will never be a late spirometry test, nor stop smoking." They need to measure pulmonary ability and eliminate air and avoid painful diseases. "Health centers should perform normally, since the disease has been detected since ancient times, this is the most important thing, "says the Head of the Pneumology Service at the San Juan Hospital in Alicante, and the CEO of SeparPacientes, Eusebi Chiner." COPD will not only be prevented, but it must be prevented. "They have good customs
It helps to rehabilitate on foot for a day
In addition to tobacco, pollution is another factor that increases the risk of COPD. Negative effects of greenhouse gases are not new in our health. Pollution, as described in BuenaVida, is the most important cause of illness and premature death: "It has been proved The prevalence of respiratory illnesses, as well as the symptoms, are furthered near the motorway or from a field with a high traffic vehicle, "says Chiner.
It is not easy to isolate this problem from the residential area of these cities, but experts also provide some recommendations, such as "Do not see high levels of contamination in the open air"said Chiner, which does not mean that you need to stop doing physical activity in any way.
"We would like to say that exercise prevents COPD, but it is true that it has been seen Walking every day every day is at least a good hour and the results are very similar to those of respiratory rehabilitation programs, "continues Chiner, who also emphasize the levels of health that lead them, such as sportsmen and women in rowing. The scientific community is: the benefits of sports in cities with air pollution they exceed the damages caused.
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