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OPERA ARIA UP AND UNDER THROUGHOUT
The human voice.
It can be sweet as music.
Powerful as thunder.
SPECIAL EFFECTS: FAMOUS SPEECH
Cheerful as laughter.
SPECIAL EFFECTS: CHILD GIGGLING
But for millions of people it can also be a sign of COPD.
This serious lung disease can make it so hard to breathe...
SPECIAL EFFECTS: COUGH, HACK, WHEEZE
... you often can't catch a breath or finish a sentence, let alone carry a tune. And many who have COPD don't even know it.
That's where your voice comes in.
If you think you or a loved one have symptoms, talk with a health care provider. Early diagnosis can mean better treatments and quality of life.
Join us in raising our voices for the millions with COPD who can't. Learn More. Breathe Better at nih.gov