What is COPD?
COPD is an abbreviation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. COPD is an incurable disease with servere shortness of breathe as main symptom. It is term used for several lung diseases such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema. In case of COPD the lungs are always filled with small inflammations. These inflammations cause permanent damage to the lungs. The lungs can no longer function completely normal and as a result people experience more difficulty breathing. COPD is common in elderly peopele but can also surface earlier in case of an inherited disease.
Symptoms in relation to COPD
Symptoms which may occur in case of COPD are:
- shortness of breathe
- often tired
- less muscle strenght
- change in weight
Smoking tobacco is in eight outof ten people the cause of COPD. By smoking the lungs get damaged seriously, making it easier for infections to develop in the lungs. Also when one suffers from pneumonias on a regular basis or when asthma is being treated insufficiently, the risk of developing COPD increases. A hereditary disease such as alpha-1 can also be a cause. In case of alpha-1 the protein is not produced or does not work properly. Protein is among other things necessary to protect the lungs.
The positive effects of Airmax® in relation to COPD
Airmax® shows positive results in people suffering from COPD. Airmax® helps to breathe more freely through the nose. The mechanical widening has shown efficacy in increasing the airflow, which enables the air to go deeper into the lungs and provides more oxygen. Airmax® has been studied and tested extensively in scientific clinical research and is proven effective. Airmax ® is available through various pharmacies and in online webshops.
In addition to the positive effects that Airmax® has shown in COPD, the product is also suitable for use in other airway related conditions such as: asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, respiratory allergy, sleep apnoea, snoring and nasal congestion due to a cold. Do you have any questions regarding this information please feel free to contact us.