What is COPD?

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), is a group of chronic inflammatory lung diseases that cause blockage in the airflow and difficulties in breathing. The common lung diseases among this group include emphysema and chronic bronchitis. It is estimated that about 30 million people in the U.S suffer from COPD, but more than half of them are unaware of it.

Early Symptoms Of COPD:

  • Being Short of Breath at Certain Occasions
  • Constant Mild Coughing
  • Having to Clear Your Throat Often

Severe Symptoms Of COPD:

  • Being Short of Breath Even After Small Physical Movements
  • Wheezing
  • Experiencing Tightness in Chest & Chronic Coughing
  • Regular Respiratory Infections
  • Lack of Energy & Fatigue
  • Swelling of Feet, Ankles, or Legs
  • Weight Loss
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