The early symptoms of emphysema usually manifest themselves as shortness of breath and chronic cough. These symptoms are common to a wide number of medical conditions, both minor and more serious, which is why it is important to visit a physician for a complete diagnosis if these symptoms present. In the advanced stages of the condition, an individual may also experience weight loss and reduced appetite, fatigue, wheezing, lung infections, depression and anxiety, and difficulty sleeping.
This site offers information designed for educational purposes only. You should not rely on any information on this site as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or as a substitute for, professional counseling care, advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, you should always consult with a physician or other healthcare professional.