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My mom has just been diagnosed with chronic airway obstruction. What is this from--smoking?

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Dr. Jason Adler
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In brief: COPD

COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease may be caused by smoking about 90% of the time.
There are other less common causes. Nevertheless, someone diagnosed with COPD can and is medically recommended to stop smoking to help slow the progression of the disease.

In brief: COPD

COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease may be caused by smoking about 90% of the time.
There are other less common causes. Nevertheless, someone diagnosed with COPD can and is medically recommended to stop smoking to help slow the progression of the disease.
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