There are many factors that can flare up COPD symptoms. One of these triggers is weather changes. Experts state that temperatures below freezing or above 90 degrees Fahrenheit can cause COPD sypmtoms to get worse. Some symptoms that a COPD patient may experience is cough, mucus production and shortness of breath.
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COPD has no cure yet, and doctors don’t know how to reverse the damage to the airways and lungs. However, treatments and lifestyle changes can help you feel better, stay more active, and slow the progress of the disease.
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