COPD

Breathe easier. At Affinity Health System, we can help you control your COPD

 

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD is a condition of narrowed air passages Which cause shortness of breath, wheezing and cough.  Smoking is the chief cause of COPD, but environmental and occupational (work) exposures may also play a part.  Early detection and treatment of COPD can slow the disease and improve quality of life.

The diagnosis of COPD should be considered in persons over 40  years of age:

  • persistent or worsening shortness of breath
  • chronic cough/sputum production
  • decreased activity tolerance.

To determine if you are at risk for COPD.

 

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