1040 North Mason Rd

Ste. 112 St Louis, MO 63141

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(314) 514-8509

1040 North Mason Rd

Ste. 112 St Louis, MO 63141

Call The CRC

(314) 514-8509

The two most common types of lung disease are chronic bronchitis, emphysema or a combination of both conditions.

COPD damages the lungs whereas chronic bronchitis causes the bronchial tubes to become inflamed, thicken and become narrow. Emphysema damages the walls of the air sacs. Both conditions make air flow in and out of the lungs more difficult. As a result, less oxygen is able to get to our tissues and carbon dioxide can accumulate in the blood.

Some signs of COPD are chronic cough, wheezing, chest tightness, bluish tint to the lips, nail beds or skin, and frequent respiratory infections.

Read more about the risks and signs of COPD here

If you or someone you know has COPD, please consider signing up for our current COPD studies. These are paid studies and you may benefit greatly from the medical research. Fill out the form here. Sign up for our email updates as well to keep current on our medical studies.