Lung conditions

We are here for everyone affected by lung disease, whatever their condition.

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From rarer conditions such as sarcoidosis, to conditions that affect millions of people such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), we provide trustworthy, reliable and up-to-date information on lung disease.

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Lung conditions:

Adult respiratory distress syndrome

Allergy

Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency (A1A)

Asbestosis

Aspergillus and the lung

Asthma

BOOP

Breathlessness

Bronchiectasis

COPD

Extrinsic allergic alveolitis

Flu

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)

Interstitial lung disease (ILD)

Legionnaires' disease

Lung cancer

Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)

Mesothelioma

Obstructive sleep apnoea

Pleural plaques

Pneumonia

Pneumothorax

Pseudomonas

Pulmonary embolism

Pulmonary hypertension

Sarcoidosis

Tuberculosis

 

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Whether it’s about finding equipment, coping with symptoms or if you just need a chat, they are here for you. Ringing the helpline never costs more than a local call and is usually free, even from a mobile.