COPD - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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  • Where the air flow into and out of the lungs gradually and progressively becomes more obstructive. 
  • It happens to everyone to a certain extent with age, but is accelerated and worsened by smoking 
  • 80-90% of COPD cases are caused by smoking
  • Cigarette smoke contains neutrophils (type of white blood cell) which are part of the body's


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