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What tests exist to diagnose obstructive and restrictive lower airway diseases?

I'm interested in the false positive rate of asthma diagnoses. My current understanding is that in many places the common practice is to give out inhalers to any patient with low spirometry or peak ...
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Upper body exercises in limited space

I'm recovering from a serious COPD exacerbation, and want to start building my upper body strength; my goal is both to increase the strength of my chest muscles for breathing, as well as reduce my O2 ...
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What are the differences between laryngitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), & whooping cough?

What are the differences between laryngitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), & whooping cough? Do cough drops and cough syrups help in all of these different forms of coughs?