Quite impressive sounding when you say all of it at once but not so ominous when you just use
Actually being diagnosed with COPD is not much different than the dreaded "cancer" word since there is no cure. There are treatments and medications that can
treat the symptoms and delay the inevitable but NO CURE.
experience a slow decline in lung capacity which eventually damages
other areas of the body that rely on oxygen to function. Brain function slows from lack of oxygen.
Muscles deteriorate because it takes oxygen for them to work. The heart must work harder trying to supply the oxygen to
Okay, so if this subject is such a downer, why did I decide to make a website on COPD. Simple really, I live with COPD 24/7, not because I have the disease but because my husband
(Dennis) does and I am his care giver. I wanted to let others know what to expect and how
we handle the stress and fears.