BACK TOTOP Browse A-ZSearchBrowse A-ZABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ0-9 E-mail FormEmail ResultsName:Email address:Recipients Name:Recipients address:Message: Print-FriendlyBookmarksbookmarks-menuLung disease - resourcesResources - lung disease Information The following organizations are good resources for information on lung disease:Lung diseaseLung disease is any problem in the lungs that prevents the lungs from working properly. There are three main types of lung disease:Airway diseases -...ImageRead Article Now Book Mark Article American Lung Association -- www.lung.org National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute -- www.nhlbi.nih.govResources for specific lung diseases:Asthma:American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology -- www.aaaai.org/conditions-and-treatments/asthma Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- www.cdc.gov/asthma National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute -- www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/asthmaCOPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease):Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- www.cdc.gov/copd/index.html COPD Foundation -- www.copdfoundation.org Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease -- goldcopd.org/ National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute -- www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/education-and-awareness/copd-learn-more-breathe-betterCystic fibrosis:Cystic Fibrosis Foundation -- www.cff.org March of Dimes -- www.marchofdimes.org/complications/cystic-fibrosis-and-your-baby.aspx National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute -- www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/cystic-fibrosis US National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus -- medlineplus.gov/genetics/condition/cystic-fibrosis/AllVideoImagesTogNormal lung anatomy - illustration The lungs are a major part of respiratory system. The function of the respiratory system is to supply the body with oxygen and get rid of carbon dioxide.Normal lung anatomyillustrationNormal lung anatomy - illustration The lungs are a major part of respiratory system. The function of the respiratory system is to supply the body with oxygen and get rid of carbon dioxide.Normal lung anatomyillustrationSelf Care Traveling with breathing problemsUsing oxygen at homeOxygen safetyRelated Information Review Date: 1/24/2021 Reviewed By: Jennifer K. Mannheim, ARNP, Medical Staff, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team. The information provided herein should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical professional should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Links to other sites are provided for information only -- they do not constitute endorsements of those other sites. © 1997- © 1997- All rights reserved. A.D.A.M. content is best viewed in IE9 or above, Firefox and Google Chrome browser.Content is best viewed in IE9 or above, Firefox and Google Chrome browser.