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COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) makes it hard for you to breathe. The two main types are chronic bronchitis and emphysema. The main cause of COPD is long-term exposure to substances that irritate and damage the lungs. This is usually cigarette smoke. Air pollution, chemical fumes, or dust can also cause it.

At first, COPD may cause no symptoms or only mild symptoms. As the disease gets worse, symptoms usually become more severe. They include

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  1. COPD (National Library of Medicine)  
    COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) makes it hard for you to breathe. The two main types are chronic bronchitis and emphysema. The main cause of COPD is long-term exposure to substances that irritate ...
  2. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Interactive Tutorial (Patient Education Institute)  
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Introduction Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and emphysema are common diseases of the lungs, affecting millions of Americans. This reference ...
  3. ... please turn JavaScript on. Feature: The Challenge of COPD Q&A: Grace Anne Koppel, Living Well with COPD Fall 2014 Table of Contents Grace Anne Dorney ...
  4. ... please turn JavaScript on. Feature: The Challenge of COPD COPD Quiz Fall 2014 Table of Contents Test your ... Only one answer is correct . Questions Question 1. COPD is a lung disease that: usually starts during ...
  5. COPD Quiz From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... Public » Health Topics » Quizzes Related Media Videos Quizzes COPD Quiz COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is ... how you can prevent its complications. Question 1. COPD is a lung disease that: A. usually starts ...
  6. ... please turn JavaScript on. Feature: The Challenge of COPD What is COPD? Fall 2014 Table of Contents COPD is a ... a walk, even washing and dressing. What Is COPD? Watch an animation at: www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ ...
  7. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... How is COPD treated? Learn More What is COPD? Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, refers to ... bronchitis, and in some cases asthma. What causes COPD? In the United States, tobacco smoke is a ...
  8. COPD Emotional Management (National Jewish Health)  
    ... Holm, PhD Dept. of Medicine View full profile COPD: Emotional Management In most cases, COPD completely changes ... Calendar Read the News View Daily Pollen Count COPD Program This program offers comprehensive, individualized care for ...
  9. COPD: Unique to Older Adults (AGS Foundation for Health in Aging)  
    ... improve or maintain quality of life. Depression and COPD When your COPD symptoms eventually become severe enough ... effectively to the challenges of COPD. Anxiety and COPD COPD is a challenging illness that requires care ...
  10. ... please turn JavaScript on. Feature: The Challenge of COPD What Causes COPD? Fall 2014 Table of Contents James Kiley, Ph. ... or the American Lung Association's COPD information section. COPD Learn More Breathe Better ® Program To Find Out ...
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