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Coping with COPD

NOVEMBER 01, 2023
Barbara Young
By Barbara Young PharmD
There are 2 types of COPD—emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Emphysema occurs when there is damage to the air sacs in the lungs making it harder for your lungs to move air out of your body. Chronic bronchitis is caused by irritation and inflammation in the lining of the airways that produces a thick mucus, making it hard to breathe. Many...
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