COPD Awareness Infographic
What is COPD?
A group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing problems.
INCLUDES EMPHYSEMA AND CHRONIC BRONCHITIS
What are the symptoms of COPD?
How does COPD affect people’s lives?
Difficulty with physical activities like walking and climbing stairs
May not be able to work
Hard to engage in social activities like eating out, going to places of worship, or getting together with friends or neighbors
Increased confusion, memory loss, depression, or other mental or emotional conditions
More emergency room visits or overnight hospital stays
Page last reviewed: February 20, 2018