Get tested for COPD: Your lungs will thank you | Prime Living
Last updated 10/16/2020 at 2:46pm
If you're often short of breath during everyday activities, your chest feels tight, or you cough a lot, you may be chalking it up to getting older, having allergies, or being a smoker (now or in the past).
Fortunately, there's a way to know whether something more may be at play. Consider getting a lung function test to find out if you have a serious condition called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. Knowing the cause of your cough and breathing problems will not only help you manage your symptoms – it'll help you feel better, too.
COPD includes two main conditions – emp...