COPD is a breathing condition that makes it difficult to breathe; akin to asthma. Unlike asthma, COPD can lead to other difficulties such as bronchitis and pneumonia. The airway is inflamed causing it to shrink; thus you are not able to get enough air into your lungs. COPD causes you to produce excessive mucus in your lungs and also causes emphysema which destroys air spaces in your lungs.

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COPD life expectancy

What is the life expectancy of someone with COPD?

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Celebrities with COPD

Celebrities with COPD

Is COPD contagious?

Is COPD contagious?

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Is COPD hereditary?

Is COPD hereditary?

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Increased breathlessness
Frequent coughing (with and without sputum)
Tightness in the chest



Respiratory system
Respiratory system


  • being tired
  • coughing
  • coughing up mucus or blood
  • wheezing


  • steroid inhalers
  • breathing exercises
  • pulmonary therapy
  • Specialist who treat it

    Pneumology/Pulmonology/ Respiratory Medicine
    ICD9 and ICD10 codes of COPD

    ICD10 code of COPD and ICD9 code

    Natural treatment of COPD

    Is there any natural treatment for COPD?

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    Living with COPD

    Living with COPD. How to live with COPD?

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    History of COPD

    What is the history of COPD?

    Stories of COPD

    COPD stories
    Asthma, Emphysema, Lung cancer 2001-Lobectomy.Raised in a home full of RadonYears of working with contributors to lung disease~~Fiberglass,Silkscreen chemicals, Heat forming plastics**corrected my diet to only real food. ~More fruit nuts spices berri...

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    Statistics of COPD

    72 people with COPD have taken the SF36 survey. Mean of COPD is 1070 points (30 %). Total score ranges from 0 to 3,600 being 0 the worst and 3,600 the best. Take the SF36 Survey

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