Effects of COPD on Lungs - Health Channel


Effects of COPD on Lungs |

Dr. Javier Perez-Fernandez, Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine Physician with Baptist Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital, explains patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) have a significant inflammation of the trachea that goes into the lungs.

“That inflammation produces the difficulty breathing and cough,” he says and points out there is also mucus that is going to be in the production of sputum.

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