19 min

What is COPD‪?‬ COPD Podcast

    • Medicine

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, affects millions of people around the world - and millions more may be undiagnosed. So what exactly is COPD? In this episode, you'll get to know your lungs better, learn about symptoms and causes, risk factors, and more. And you'll meet John and Jan, who share their experiences living with and managing the disease.

What is COPD?

What symptoms are associated with COPD? 

What is a spirometer? How does it confirm a diagnosis of COPD?

What resources are available?


Visit our website for more information: HealthUnmuted.com

For more information about COPD: 


COPD Foundation: https://www.copdfoundation.org/



Mayo Clinic: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/copd/symptoms-causes/syc-20353679



Cleveland Clinic: https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/8709-chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease-copd



National Institutes of Health: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/copd 


For one-on-one and community support: 

COPD Community Support toll-free support line: +1(866)316-2673 


COPD360Social, social media support group: https://www.copdfoundation.org/COPD360social/Community/Get-Involved.aspx



American Lung Association's Better Breathers Club: https://www.lung.org/help-support/better-breathers-club

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, affects millions of people around the world - and millions more may be undiagnosed. So what exactly is COPD? In this episode, you'll get to know your lungs better, learn about symptoms and causes, risk factors, and more. And you'll meet John and Jan, who share their experiences living with and managing the disease.

What is COPD?

What symptoms are associated with COPD? 

What is a spirometer? How does it confirm a diagnosis of COPD?

What resources are available?


Visit our website for more information: HealthUnmuted.com

For more information about COPD: 


COPD Foundation: https://www.copdfoundation.org/



Mayo Clinic: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/copd/symptoms-causes/syc-20353679



Cleveland Clinic: https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/8709-chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease-copd



National Institutes of Health: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/copd 


For one-on-one and community support: 

COPD Community Support toll-free support line: +1(866)316-2673 


COPD360Social, social media support group: https://www.copdfoundation.org/COPD360social/Community/Get-Involved.aspx



American Lung Association's Better Breathers Club: https://www.lung.org/help-support/better-breathers-club

19 min