How COPD Impacts the Body

Learn how this progressive lung disease affects the entire body.

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), is a progressive and non-curable lung disease typically caused by smoking, long exposure to lung irritants like dust and fumes, and/or genetics. It's harder for oxygen to pass through airways in the body when someone suffers from COPD, leading to health problems in many areas other than just the lungs. Print the complete guide to how COPD impacts the body here