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(NaturalHealth365) For the 16 million Americans who currently suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), addressing the condition really can be a “matter of life and breath.”
COPD, which causes airflow from the lungs to be blocked, is characterized by difficulty breathing, persistent cough, wheezing and excess mucus production. Currentlythe third leading cause of death in the nation, COPD also heightens the risk of developing respiratory infections and pneumonia.
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