Suffering from COPD? You know you are already fighting a big battle to cope with the issues related to it but what about a sudden increase in existent problems? Are you aware of the triggers, symptoms, therapies and solutions to it? 6.6 million of the US population is affected by it, but hardly people know about the spike in issues which can lead to critical situations and even death.
Symptoms of COPD exacerbation usually start with breathing difficulties with more mucus and fluid production in the lungs, less energy in doing regular tasks, decrease of exercise performance, sleeping disorders, body aches and overall bad quality of life. If one with existent COPD is suffering from such problems, then immediate doctor visit is a must, to avoid critical situations. Also knowing the symptoms that aggravate COPD and its preventive measure is also very important. Since the symptoms vary from person to person based on their physiology the treatments are varied too. However, some common symptoms to detect COPD aggravation are primarily it lasts for several days and even weeks, persistent cough, tiredness, more mucus production and discoloration, fever and so on. Find more COPD and how to identify its severity from this article from medicalnewstoday.com.