Dedicated to Fighting for Every Breath of Those Suffering with Emphysema and COPD

14th Annual Pacific Coast Lung Health Conference

Emphysema Foundation of America is pleased to co-sponsor the 2023 Pacific Coast Lung Health Conference on December 9th at the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center.


Emphysema Foundation of America provides emphysema and COPD education, information, and support to improve the overall lung health and quality of life of those suffering with from chronic lung disease and COPD.
From our peer support program Strive and our Annual Conference on COPD and lung health to our online services, we provide the resources to ensure you and your loved ones are cared for. Learn more here and find out how EFA can help you today.

About Emphysema & COPD

COPD includes emphysema, chronic bronchitis, severe (refractory) asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis. Emphysema involves damage to the alveoli (air sacs) in the lungs over time. The tiny alveoli carry oxygen to the bloodstream, and if they are damaged it may be difficult to breathe.
Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatment of these lung diseases here.


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