Understanding COPD Through Animation

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This video from Animated COPD Patient, shared in August 2014, explains a little bit more about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including why it happens, what the symptoms are and the treatment options available.

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The animated film shares how the lungs in a COPD patient differ from those without lung problems and how this manifests itself. It explains that smoking is the leading cause of COPD and that long-term exposure to pollution and second-hand tobacco smoke are also responsible for the disease. There is no cure for COPD, but lifestyle changes and treatments can improve overall health and quality of life.

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