Clearing The Air

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is the umbrella term for a collection of different lung diseases. They include chronic bronchitis, emphysema and chronic obstructive airways disease. Over time, patients with COPD are at increased risk for developing lung cancer because of existing impairments in lung function.

Ed Neuzil, Board Certified Advanced Practice Registered Nurse at Allergy Sinus & Asthma Family Health Center talks about COPD, and how it’s treated.