Watch “What is emphysema? | Respiratory system diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy” on YouTube this is what the doctors diagnosed my wife with today emphysema she has been advised to quit smoking immediately. I have talked to her about this multiple times during the 23 years we’ve been together it will be better for everyone in the home I have never been a smoker but have been exposed to second hand smoking with that said I wanted to share this with you for those who smoke and are around smoking this is what you have to look forward to in closing a statement of humor if God was intended for us to smoke he would have created us with chimneys be blessed.