COPD stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a chronic lung disease that includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. A progressive respiratory disease that makes it hard to breathe over a period of time by reducing the airflow. It’s usually caused by smoking or inhaling second-hand smoke.
Shortness of breath, cough, wheezing and chest tightness are all symptoms of COPD and may be developed slowly and vary from each day. Coughing is caused when it feels like your airways are closing up and trying to clear the blockage of the throat with the immediate intake of air for breathing causes you to cough.
Emphysema is a disease that damages the air sacs and small airways into the lungs...Read More