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Will I Need Oxygen Therapy for COPD?

COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is an umbrella term used to describe multiple pulmonary conditions, like “…chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and irreversible, or refractory asthma”[1] and can cause individuals to experience fatigue, mucus buildup, wheezing, and breathlessness.[2] Depending on each individual’s condition, your clinician may prescribe supplemental oxygen to help manage symptoms. Over time, COPD can […]