Ep07: Diagnosing Genetic COPD
COPD Podcast, by Health UNMUTEDDecember 04, 2023

Ep07: Diagnosing Genetic COPD

Most of the time, COPD is caused by smoking and other pollutants. But in some cases, COPD is caused by a genetic condition called alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, also known as "alpha-1." In this episode, we talk about what alpha-1 is, what causes it, how it's treated, and why getting genetic testing for alpha-1 is so important.

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