Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including Asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and some forms of bronchiectasis. The lack of comprehensive information about the disease people with COPD typically ranges from 40% to 70%, depends on disease severity, while the 2-year mortality rate for people with severe COPD is about 50%. Survival rates for people with severe COPD are, in fact, worse than those for people with many common cancers. Although various methods and treatment therapies are present, they can be used to improve the quality of life of the individual but it cannot be cured completely. The single greatest reason for COPD is cigarette smoking. Around 90 percent of individuals who have COPD are smokers or previous smokers. Among smokers, 20 to 30 percent create COPD. Numerous others create lung conditions or have diminished lung work. The vast majority with COPD is more than 40 years of age and have at any rate some history of smoking. The more you smoke, the more prominent your danger of COPD is. Notwithstanding tobacco smoke, stogie smoke, pipe smoke, and used smoke can cause COPD. Your danger of COPD is much more prominent if you have asthma and smoke.
2nd World Congress on COPD, Asthma and Lung Health
October 07 2019