Health Unmuted

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, affects millions of people around the world – and millions more may be undiagnosed. So what exactly is COPD? In this episode, you’ll get to know your lungs better, learn about symptoms and causes, risk factors, and more. And you’ll meet John and Jan, who share their experiences living with and managing the disease.

  • What is COPD?
  • What symptoms are associated with COPD? 
  • What is a spirometer? How does it confirm a diagnosis of COPD?
  • What resources are available?

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Episode 1: What is COPD? COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, affects millions of people in the US and around the world.