27 November 2018
World Chronic Obstructive (COPD) Awareness day 2018
According to experts, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and refractory (non-reversible) asthma. This disease is characterized by increasing breathlessness.COPD is a progressive and (currently) incurable disease, but with the right diagnosis and treatment, there are many things you can do to manage your COPD and breathe better. People can live for many years with COPD and enjoy life.
This year theme of COP disease is describes a group of lung conditions that make it difficult to empty air out of the lungs because your airways have been narrowed.