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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) complications
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Complications could include:

  • A lobectomy is the surgical removal of the lobe of an organ. Read about why this surgery is performed, and learn about the risks and benefits.
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  • High blood pressure itself usually causes no symptoms, so it is easy to ignore. Left untreated, however, it can quietly damage your body for years. Eventually, it can lead to serious complications, such as heart attack, heart failure, stroke, kidn...
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  • Diuretics (water pills) help increase the loss of water and salt from the body. Learn more, including types, examples, side effects, and risks.
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  • High blood pressure is often associated with few or no symptoms. Many people have it for years without knowing it.
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  • An abnormal heart rhythm is when your heart beats too fast, slow, or irregularly. This is also called an arrhythmia. Within the heart is a complex system of valves, nodes, and chambers that control how and when the blood is pumped.
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  • Read more about doctors who treat arrhythmias.
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  • All types of heart disease share common traits and have key differences. Learn about the different types, including coronary, ischemic, and congenital.
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  • A study in 1973 showed a connection between an ear crease & heart disease. Find out if a small mark on your ear could have anything to do with heart disease.
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  • Heart disease is a broad term that covers many heart-related problems and conditions, including coronary artery disease, arrhythmia, atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), heart infections, congenital heart defects, and others.
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  • Pneumothorax, or collapsed lung, occurs when air is trapped in the space around your lungs. Learn about the types of pneumothorax and the treatment for it.
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