COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) is a chronic medical condition in the elderly (60-plus), also known as "smoker's disease".
The airways are increasingly blocked and exacerbations (increase of symptoms) are common.
Exacerbations deteriorate the disease and diminish the quality of life.
If you have been diagnosed with COPD, COPDdiary.com might be helpful to you. You will:
Over time you will see your progress and manage your COPD. If you like you can authorise your Health Care Provider to look into your diary.