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What Leads To COPD?

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Posted on Sat, 29 Nov 2014
Question: ..Hi Doctor.

What are all known conditions that lead to COPD ? Please list all the medications a client with COPD might be taking along with their effects on exercise. What would be the correct intensity for someone with a mild to moderate level of COPD to exercise at?

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Answered by Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha (38 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Copd

Detailed Answer:
Hello

Thanks for the query

The most common causes for copd are
1. smoking of any kind which includes cigarettes , hookah, beedi, Etc
2. second hand smoke
3. chronic asthma
4.Seasonal allergies
5. environmental dust and pollution
6. certain occupation

A copd patient who is otherwise doing fine is put on long acting bronchodilators like salmetrol and ipratropium once or twice a day.

I hope I was of help, if you have any further queries please get back to me

I wish you good health

regards



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What Leads To COPD?

Brief Answer: Copd Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for the query The most common causes for copd are 1. smoking of any kind which includes cigarettes , hookah, beedi, Etc 2. second hand smoke 3. chronic asthma 4.Seasonal allergies 5. environmental dust and pollution 6. certain occupation A copd patient who is otherwise doing fine is put on long acting bronchodilators like salmetrol and ipratropium once or twice a day. I hope I was of help, if you have any further queries please get back to me I wish you good health regards