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Asbestosis treatment

Asbestosis is a lung disease which over time causes difficulty and pain in breathing. This is because the asbestos fibers embedded in the lungs hinder the breathing process. Asbestosis is an irreversible condition and there is no known cure for…

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Asbestos Classes

Asbestos Classes There are six asbestos types which fall into two asbestos classes; serpentine and amphibole asbestos families. The classification does not focus on the mineral description but the uniqueness of the fibers which make up the asbestos groups. Serpentine Asbestos Serpentine…

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Asbestosis II

Asbestosis is one of the diseases that results from asbestos exposure. The first ever documented case of asbestosis was in 1924. Asbestosis is not a cancer but it can increase the chances of developing lung cancer or mesothelioma. Between 1968…

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Asbestos Exposure

There are four main types of asbestos exposure. These are: Primary exposure; Secondary exposure; Environmental exposure; and Natural occurring asbestos exposure All types of prolonged asbestos exposure are harmful to one’s health. Thus it is wise to have preventative measures…

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Asbestos History

Asbestos exposure is the inhalation of asbestos fibers. Inhalation of the fibers is caused by asbestos deterioration, cutting, drilling or disturbing; the microfibers enter the air thus, inhalation is made possible. Asbestos History In the 1800s asbestos quickly became a…

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Asbestos Exposure and Smoking

Asbestos Exposure and Smoking Prolonged asbestos exposure through inhalation of asbestos fibers causes scarring to the lungs which can affect ones breathing and lead to serious health problems. Studies have shown that asbestos exposure increase ones risk of lung cancer,…

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