World COPD Day (15th Nov)

World COPD Day - Symptoms

Strive to improve the diagnosis, prevention & care for COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) globally.

 

Symptoms:

  • Chronic cough
  • Increased mucus
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue & weight loss
  • Chest tightness
  • Blueness of lips/ fingernail
  • Respiratory infections
  • Swelling in ankles, legs

Causes of COPD

Risks-

  • Avoid pollution
  • Smoking
  • Passive Smoking
  • Workplace fumes
  • Sawdust/aerosolized particles

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