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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, commonly known as COPD, is a disease which narrows the airways, which get worse over time. Emphysema and chronic bronchitis are types of COPD. Patients with COPD suffer from shortness of breath, as is not usually reversible.

 

 

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