It’s an extremely common condition and if not properly treated it can be devastating…chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: COPD. The major symptom is shortness of breath upon exertion…and to avoid that symptom…many people just stop exerting themselves and resign themselves to a much poorer quality of life. But there are effective therapies that can literally give these patients their breath back! Treatments can improve the function of the lungs and reduce the debilitating symptoms. In this program we’ll help people understand more about the therapies for COPD, how the disease can be managed and how some of the complications can be prevented. (1405)
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