Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) causes
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Causes could include:

  • Nicotine addiction occurs when a person becomes addicted to nicotine, which is a chemical found in tobacco. The addiction is physical, mental, and behavioral.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Emphysema is a lung disease that, along with chronic bronchitis, represents a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Lack of oxygen may give skin and lips a bluish hue.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Repeated bouts of bronchitis that continue beyond several weeks may indicate chronic bronchitis-a recurring long-term condition that can be managed but not completely cured.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Alpha-1 antitrypsin is a protein in blood that the liver and lungs use to control the immune response. An alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AAD) means there is too little of the functioning protein in your blood. When bacteria or other harmful subst...
    Source:HLCMS
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