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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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What is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)?

COPD is a serious disease of the lungs that makes it difficult to breathe. Many times COPD is associated with a chronic cough.

How is COPD Diagnosed?

COPD is diagnosed by discussing your breathing trouble with your doctor who will examine you and may perform tests, including: 

  • Breathing tests
  • Blood tests
  • X-rays

How is COPD Treated?

Our family medicine doctors diagnose patients with COPD and treat them to manage their symptoms.

Contact Us

If you have COPD or other breathing concerns, contact one of our family medicine locations to schedule an appointment with one of our doctors.

COPD: Additional Resources

Visit our resources to learn more about COPD.