COPD Mucus
Josh Duvauchelle
Josh Duvauchelle
November 13, 2018
COPD can affect people differently, and depending on whether bronchitis or emphysema is more prominent, COPD mucus build-up becomes a problem.

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COPD and Air Pollution

COPD and Air Pollution: A Risky Combination

Air pollution is considered to be an unavoidable COPD trigger and can send your lungs into overdrive causing an exacerbation.
202 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on January 19, 2018
COPD in Non-Smokers

Can Non-Smokers Have COPD?

Ten percent of people with COPD are non-smokers. What are the risk factors causing COPD in non-smokers and how can COPD be treated?
59 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on June 12, 2017
What Causes COPD?

What Causes COPD?

What causes COPD? 85 to 90 percent of COPD cases are a direct cause of smoking cigarettes, but there are several other factors, too.
324 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on January 24, 2017
COPD Gender Differences

Are Men or Women at Greater Risk for COPD?

Scientists suggest it’s not such an even playing field in terms of symptoms, diagnosis and prognosis when it comes to COPD gender differences.
149 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on March 22, 2016
How are COPD and CHF Different?

How are COPD and CHF Different?

COPD and CHF can occur independently of each other as well. A number of the symptoms of COPD and CHF resemble each other, while others are different.
177 found this helpful by Patricia Bratianu on June 16, 2015
Occupational Considerations and COPD

Occupational Considerations and COPD

While smoking is the leading cause of the development of COPD, a variety of occupations have been linked with an increased prevalence of this condition.
209 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta on February 10, 2014