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my oxygen levels are normal yet i have copd

Posted by debbie bellis

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The prevalence of this disease has been on the rise all over the world. It is now a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. The increasing burden has stimulated global interest in COPD, leading to better understanding of the disease and its effective management.

COPD is no longer considered a progressive, relentless disease. Scientific research has now shown that it is preventable and treatable. We have entered a new era where novel effective pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies are available for managing COPD. These can provide considerable benefit to these patients and improve quality of life. Patients with COPD require emergency treatment and sometimes ... disease progresses and individuals with COPD increasingly lose their ability to breathe. 

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