Breath of Life: Understanding COPD

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COPD Explained

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease that makes it difficult to breathe. It is a common and often preventable condition that is characterized by increasing breathlessness.

COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, and it typically worsens over time. The main cause of COPD is long-term exposure to harmful gases or particulate matter, most often from cigarette smoke.

Individuals with COPD may be at increased risk of developing heart disease, lung cancer, and a variety of other conditions. COPD is a major cause of disability, and understanding the symptoms, causes, and urgent care options for COPD is crucial for managing the condition and improving the quality of life for those affected.

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