COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a long-term lung disease that refers to both chronic bronchitis and emphysema. According to the NHS, around 900,000 people in the UK have been diagnosed with COPD, but it is believed that the actual number of people who have the condition is much higher. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about how COPD is contracted, what it feels like, how it’s treated, and much more.
Regular walking may lower the chance that people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) will have severe breathing problems needing treatment in hospital, a study suggests.
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