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The dramatic sound of a stock car.
What’s one of the most important elements of a high-performance stock car engine?
Engine revs higher.
Air. Flowing through the system. Mixing with fuel. Combusting. Bringing the speed and thrills of stock car racing to life. Block the exhaust? The flow of air? You’ve got a problem on your hands.
Engine starts to shut down.
If you have emphysema, wheezing, chronic bronchitis or smoker’s cough, then you know what it’s like when the air can’t get through. What you probably don’t know is that it could be COPD, the number 4 cause of death in America.
But COPD can be treated. So talk to your doctor about COPD and get a simple breathing test. Then get on track for treatment.
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.