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What is COPD?

COPD stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease:

  • Chronic means: It won't go away
  • Obstructive means: It is narrowing the airways, that makes it difficult to breathe
  • Pulmonary means: It affects the lungs
  • Disease means: Take it serious!
GOLD - Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Diseases, www.goldcopd.org