COPD is the name used to describe several lung conditions that cause breathing difficulties, including emphysema - damage to the air sacs in the lungs, and chronic bronchitis - a long-term inflammation of the airways.
COPD cause airways to become narrower, which makes it harder to breathe in and out and often affect daily activities. Everyone’s experience of COPD will differ dependent on the current state of their condition and the symptoms can gradually get worse throughout life.
The content on this page is provided solely for information purposes. If you think that you. or someone you care for, has COPD, please seek further information.
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