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World COPD Day

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

World COPD Day was set up to raise awareness for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COPD) and improve care for sufferers all over the planet.

Do you know much about the disease?   Although it can sometimes be genetic, smoking is the most common cause.   Airways become damaged, leading to restricted oxygen having access to the lungs. Symptoms include a phlegmy COPD cough, breathlessness and chest infections.  Because people sometimes make the mistake of thinking asthma is COPD, so it’s important to know the signs.

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