Effect of Coexisting COPD and Cognitive Impairment on Health Outcomes in Older Adults
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) relates to one of the most common lung diseases, which have the inherent ability to make breathing difficult. It is imperative to understand that there exist three main forms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease including emphysema, chronic obstructive and chronic bronchitis. Individuals who have contracted COPD normally finds it very hard to breathe mainly due to narrowing of airways of the lung. It is essential that the most potent symptoms of COPD includes increased breathlessness, frequent chest pains and infections, and mostly persistent coughing accompanied with phlegm.