The Cause And Symptoms Of COPD.—–Maintaining Good Health

The Cause And Symptoms Of COPD.-----Maintaining Good Health
The Cause And Symptoms Of COPD.—–Maintaining Good Health

COPD The Cause And Symptoms.

There are many diseases that can affect us as we age, we have looked at some of them already you can check them out at my website healthandwellnessforboomers.com.

In today’s, blog post we are looking at COPD. (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)

Wikipedia definition is (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a type of obstructive lung disease characterized by long-term breathing problems and poor airflow.

The main symptoms include shortness of breath and cough with sputum production. COPD is a progressive disease, meaning it typically worsens over time. Wikipedia

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The Ways to Keep Your Lungs Healthy —Maintaining good health

ways to keep the lungs healthy
ways to keep lungs healthy

The lungs are an essential respiratory organ located on either side of the heart. Their main function is to transport oxygen from the atmosphere into the bloodstream and release carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

The body’s cells need oxygen to work and grow. So we must keep our lungs healthy.

The body has a natural defense system designed to protect the lungs. This works very well most of the time, keeping out dirt and fighting off germs.

However, several harmful substances can damage the airways and threaten the lungs’ ability to work properly, leading to lung disease.

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The Cause Of Chronic lung diseases– Maintaining Good health

Chronic lung diseases

I worked as a  CNA for several years before retirement, and during my time working in the field, I have come across many older adults suffering from different types of chronic lung disease.

It was harrowing for me to watch them laboring to breathe  even with the aid of oxygen in some cases, and it was still challenging,

So let us look at some of these chronic lung diseases and their causes and what we could do to prevent them from maintaining good health.

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