Pulmonary emphysema causes death of Miguel de la Madrid

Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado died on Sunday, April 1 at 07:21 hours at the Spanish hospital in Mexico, as a result of the worsening of a pulmonary emphysema that he had for several years.

De la Madrid, he held the presidency of Mexico between 1982 and 1988. He was born on December 12, 1934 in Colima. A few days ago the former president was admitted to the hospital due to an acute respiratory problem.

The causes of pulmonary emphysema they are unknown but there are certain factors that detonates it, such as:

  1. Smoke

In an interview for GetQoralHealth , the doctor, Lilia Isabel Ramírez García explains how smoking is associated with pulmonary emphysema:

2. Having respiratory tract infections

3. Allergies

4. Work in areas such as mining or glass blowing.

Among the most common symptoms are: shortness of breath, cough and weight loss. To reduce the risk of developing pulmonary emphysema , It is advisable No Smoking , perform exercise and treat lung infections with antibiotics.