ICD 9 CM code - 496 COPD
Emphysema is one type of COPD. There are others.
Coffee can not help people with COPD. The only thing to help with COPD is medicines giving by a doctor.
http://copd.about.com/od/copd/a/copddiet.htm is a very helpful page that discusses COPD and provides detailed infromation on how those with COPD can keep healthy.
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The best options for COPD treatment are to quit smoking and then to do as your doctor recommends. Surgery is not usually done with COPD, however, it is still an option.
85% of patients diagnosed with cor pulmonale have COPD
COPD is respiratory usually caused by smoking etc
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD can be extremely serious if left undiagnosed or if not properly treated. If you have some of the symptoms of COPD you should certainly consult your doctor.