COPD is the second most common lung disease after asthma. Like asthma, it is an obstructive lung disease, but unlike asthma, it is not (or less) reversible.

COPD is in the majority of cases caused by tobacco smoking: about 95% of all COPD cases are caused by smoking.

COPD Topics

  • Smoking and Health
    Many diseases have been linked to smoking tobacco
  • GOLD
    Guidelines from the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
  • Famous Smokers
    List of famous people that died from a smoking related illness.
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