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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

What is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a condition in which smokers have their lungs are damaged by the prolonged effects of tobacco.

What are the signs & symptoms of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?

Symptoms include recurrent cough, phlegm, and difficulty in breathing. Lung function tests will show obstructed airways.

What are the treatment options for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?

Though medications and rehabilitation will help, it is best to stop smoking to avoid further damage to the lungs.

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