Bronchial Asthma

Exercises in COPD

COPD: Regular exercise will improve well-being

Key points Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease often makes breathing difficult, which in turn limits activity and physical activity. But staying in active physical form is very important, with COPD. Sports loads will help: Strengthen your muscles and develop endurance. Reduce shortness of breath. Exercises in COPD can be part of a rehabilitation program for the lungs. Always …

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Causes of COPD

COPD: Causes

COPD is most often caused by smoking. Most patients with COPD are smokers with experience: Approximately 10 to 15 smokers out of 100 have COPD. Some studies show that half of smokers with experience older than 45 years suffer from COPD. COPD is basically a combination of two diseases: chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Both diseases are caused …

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COPD Symptoms

COPD: Symptoms

With COPD: There is a constant cough. Often coughing up mucus. Appears shortness of breath. Exacerbation of COPD Many patients with COPD are prone to attacks and exacerbations of the disease, which are quite dangerous and can lead to hospitalization. Symptoms include: Expectoration of more mucus. Change in color or density of mucus. Appearance of …

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COPD Prevention

COPD: Prevention

Do not smoke: the best way to protect yourself from COPD is to quit smoking. By refusing to smoke, you slow down the damage to your lungs. Today, there are many ways to quit smoking. Quitting smoking is especially important if you have a low level of antitrypsin alpha 1 protein. Avoid contaminated air: other respiratory irritants (such as contaminated …

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