COPD

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Nov, 2019

World COPD Day 2018: “NEVER TOO EARLY, NEVER TOO LATE”

Doctor:

"Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is affecting 251 million lives globally and it causes 3.15 million deaths per year." COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is the name used to describe a number of conditions affecting the lungs including…

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COPD

21

Nov, 2019

Understanding COPD

Doctor:

COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is the name used to describe a number of conditions affecting the lungs including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. When smoke and other pollutants enter the lungs, the cilia are often paralyzed or destroyed. This causes airways to become swollen and narrowed. Over time, lungs with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease lose their elasticity, get big and floppy, and make it hard for to breathe and…

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