Symptoms of COPD

26 Jun

Symptoms of COPD include shortness of breath, breathlessness, frequent coughing that produces mucus, tightness in your chest and wheezing, all of which get worse over time. Eventually, you may have trouble exercising or walking because your muscles are not getting … Read More »

What is COPD?

25 Jun

COPD is an umbrella term for two coexisting diseases: chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Chronic bronchitis occurs when the lining of your airways becomes irritated and inflamed. The inflammation restricts the flow of air in and out of your lungs and … Read More »

Ward Off COPD

3 Feb

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by: Quitting smoking Avoid exposure to secondhand smoke Getting asthma under control Avoid chemicals. dust fumes Staying indoors when outside air quality is poor Watch for and report these symptoms to your healthcare provider ASAP Chronic … Read More »