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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) – Key Facts

COPD is a lung disease caused by a persistent blockage of airflow from the lungs. COPD is a life threatening disease that interferes with normal breathing. Symptoms COPD has one prevalent symptom – breathlessness. Other symptoms include abnormal sputum (a mix of saliva and mucus in the airway) and a chronic cough. Every day activities

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Exercises for COPD

COPD is the short definitions for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. In the United States alone COPD is the fourth leading cause of death.  This respiratory illness is primarily caused by smoking, genetics, air pollution and asthma. Secondary smoke and respiratory infections can also occur in COPD.  This disease affects your quality of life as it

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Breathing exercises that can help with COPD treatment

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease also known as COPD is the term that is given to a group of lung diseases. these lung diseases block your airflow as you exhale, making it very difficult for you to breathe.  Practising regular breathing exercises can help you cope with COPD and also aid your COPD treatment.  Worldwide COPD

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