Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an incurable illness that makes it increasingly difficult to breathe due to irreversible lung damage. It mainly affects middle-aged and older people who smoke – and many do not realise they have it.

What is COPD

Symptoms of COPD

Diagnosis of COPD

Causes of COPD

Effects of COPD

Treatment of COPD

Living with COPD

Support and apps

Common treatments


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