Why cigarette smoking is avoided in COPD?

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What is COPD and can it be cured?

COPD is Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It damages the longs and gradually makes breathing harder. It is mostly from cigarette smoking. It can be treated if you stay away from cigarettes and second hand smoke.

What pathogen causes copd?

Long-term exposure to lung irritants that damage the lungs and the airways usually is the cause of COPD. In the United States, the most common irritant that causes COPD is cigarette smoke. Pipe, cigar, and other types of tobacco smoke also can cause COPD, especially if the smoke is inhaled. learn more about COPD ~ >

What are diseases that can you get from cigarette smoking?

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How harmful is smoking with 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.

What is a copd death like?

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Is smoking a cigarette a physical or chemical change?

Smoking cigarette is a chemical process.

What are the cause of emphysema?

Cigarette smoking, on a chronic long-term basis, is the chief cause of emphysema (COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). There are many other causes, including the various pneumoconioses.

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What effect does smoking have on the lungs?

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Is smoking a cigarette while broken ribs bad?

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What are my treatment options for COPD?

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.

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