Category: COPD

COPD Diagnosis
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COPD Diagnosis

Treating a COPD Diagnosis More than twelve million people have been diagnosed with COPD, and people with this medical condition have difficulty breathing. Many people with the condition are smokers. The term COPD is given for chronic breathing problems. Chronic bronchitis and emphysema often lead to COPD. The condition will worsen without proper medical treatment,...

COPD Causes and Risks
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COPD Causes and Risks

COPD: The Top Five Risk Factors COPD is a disabling health ailment that primary impacts a person’s lungs. Although there are treatments to reduce the symptoms of chronic obstructive lung disease, it can still affect your overall quality of life. Here is an overview of the typical causes and risks factors for COPD. Cigarette Smoking...

COPD Treatment and Care
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COPD Treatment and Care

COPD Treatment And Care Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a lung disease that makes breathing difficult and blocks airflow to the lungs. The two most common forms of COPD include chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Lung damage cannot be repaired, but there are treatment options to control symptoms and reduce further damage. Treatment Options Lifestyle changes...

COPD Symptoms
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COPD Symptoms

Identifying the Symptoms of COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a serious medical condition that can cause a number of clear symptoms. COPD affects your lungs. It is a name for a group of respiratory conditions such as emphysema and bronchitis. You should know how to identify some of the most common symptoms...

COPD
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COPD

COPD Today and in the Future In the United States alone nearly 15 million adults have been diagnosed with COPD. It is believed that there remains approximately 12 million that have not been diagnosed. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control) COPD has an annual financial cost of $36 billion in the United States....