Here’s exactly how this chronic disease impacts your lungs, plus how doctors determine the severity to provide the best treatment possible.
Catch your breath faster with these COPD-approved tips.
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How a simple blow to the chest can result in a serious diagnosis.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease develops slowly. Symptoms include wheezing, a chronic cough with phlegm, and shortness of breath.
Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease narrow the airways and make breathing difficult. However, they affect the airways in slightly different ways.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease flares can take a significant toll on patients. But a growing body of research suggests that some can be prevented.
Emphysema is type of chronic obstructive lung disease often caused by smoking.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), over time, can affect the heart. Learn how our heart and lungs work together as a team to keep us healthy.