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You’re listening to the fourth leading cause of death. And it’s probably not what you think.
More Coughing, Wheezing
It’s COPD. A serious lung disease that, over time, makes it hard to breathe and do the things that are important in your life.
Coughing, Wheezing, Gasping For Breath
Sound like you?
Shortness of breath isn’t normal at any age. So talk with your doctor about COPD.
If you experience shortness of breath or other symptoms, get a simple breathing test. Once you know about COPD, you can take steps to treat it and live a more active life.
Learn more. Breathe better. Go to www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/copd/
A message from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.