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Health Journey Support | Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), caused by chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is a condition that limits the lungs' ability to function properly. This video outlines the differences between normal and damaged lung anatomy and discusses the causes, symptoms, and treatments for COPD.

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), caused by chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is a condition that limits the lungs' ability to function properly. This video outlines the differences between normal and damaged lung anatomy and discusses the causes, symptoms, and treatments for COPD.

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