Bronchitis is chronic respiratory disease characterized by inflammation, infection of the bronchial tubes of lungs. Symptoms of this disease include wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath, chest pain or discomfort. Cigarette smokers are more prone to this disease. Causes of bronchitis are virus, bacteria, or particles that irritate the bronchial tubes. There are 2 types of Bronchitis: acute and chronic. Person having chronic bronchitis with emphysema, that condition is known as COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Contact your doctor at time to treat it well and there are many good herbs in nature using them can also helps you to prevent and treat bronchitis.