Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes an obstructed airflow from your lungs.
COPD is a debilitating worldwide health problem. There are millions of people who die prematurely from the disease or from complications of COPD.
What are the symptoms of COPD?
Unfortunately, COPD symptoms don't occur until damage has already been done. Some of the symptoms include shortness of breath, tightening in the chest, wheezing, chronic cough, blueness of the lips or fingernail beds, lack of energy, and unintended weight loss.
What are the treatment options that are currently available?
Listen in as Albert Rizzo, MD, shares everything you need to know about COPD.