Have you been experiencing a productive cough for three months or longer? Do you seem breathless all the time? Do you get tired easily? You might want to visit our specialists in Urgent Care, Forest Hill as you could be suffering from a chronic lung disease called Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
COPD is a long-term and progressive lung condition affecting 16 million adults in the United States. Although smoking has been known as a major risk factor for COPD, recent reports have revealed that 25% of patients with COPD are non-smokers and have acquired the disease through exposure to dust, fumes, vapors, and second-hand smoke.
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