Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease can leave the patient, breathless, fatigued and gasping for air. COPD is an umbrella term for progressive lung diseases that affects nearly 5.5 crore Indians. Doctors says lack of awareness, dismissing early signs and not following through with treatment affects the patients’ outcome.
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(FIT is running a month-long campaign to increase awareness around chronic lung diseases. If you have any questions on COPD, write in to us at FIT@thequint.com. We’ll get our experts to answer your queries for you. For more information on COPD, call 1800 208 2882.)