What is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)?


doctor with arms folded around chestChronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a lung disease in which the lung
is damaged, making it hard to breathe. In COPD, the airways-the tubes that carry
air in and out of your lungs-are partly obstructed, making it difficult to get
air in and out.