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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a preventable condition; get to know the symptoms now! – COPD Symptoms Checker

 

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease a common condition?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a condition affecting approximately 10% of the world, with a slight preference for males over females. The economic and health burden of this condition is distressing, being in the five top reasons why people die or are disabled. COPD has two significant ways of expression, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema. Chronic bronchitis nearly doubles in cases of emphysema’s diagnosis. Both presentations of the disease are in close relation to tobacco smoke, either directly or indirectly. However, people are unaware of how often this condition happens, or even that COPD is the cause of their symptoms.

People tend to bend their lifestyle according to what the body allows to them. Because the main symptoms include cough with mucus production and shortness of breath, just a progressive diminish in exercise or change in physical activity help patients to cope with COPD. This owned by the fact that symptoms are first mild, although progressive, and in the end, become disabling. This process could take years, therefore, when patients assist a doctor consult. Usually, it is late.

Therefore, identifying early this condition in patients at risk is a must. This is a COPD symptoms checker that would help you to determine how likely it is that COPD is causing your symptoms. Please, utilize wise this information. It is free and would only take a few minutes.

  • Question of

    Are you over 65 years?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you smoke cigarettes?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you smoke more than 1 pack of cigarettes per day?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you smoke more than 3 pack of cigarettes per day?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have more than ten years of smoking?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have more than 20 years of smoking?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have a family member with pulmonary disease?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you currently have cough with mucus production?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Is this cough affecting you at least three months a year?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Is this cough of a minimum of three months of duration has existed for more than one year? (2, 3, 4 years of cough)

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have shortness of breath?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have less tolerance to exercise?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Is it possible that just walking and moving around results in tiredness?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have been losing weight?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have been gaining weight?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Are you coughing up blood?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Are you experiencing wheezes?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Are your legs swelling?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    The tip of your fingers have turned blue? Specifically, your nails.

    • Yes
    • No

Written by Dr. Esteban Kosak

Doctor of Medicine - MD Recently Graduated from Medical School and inspired to aid the global population during this situation. I think that we shall no longer be waiting to see a doctor when we feel sick. Several times we feel disease searches in Google drive us to a rabbit hole and come out thinking that we may die of cancer or something very serious, given that symptoms may seem to fit a wide variety of illnesses. Since I recently graduated from medical school. I have all the medical information fresh in my mind. My thorough experience as an expert researcher allows me to very-well known the different diseases and conditions that affect human bodies. Empowered by the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs). I think that we all can provide a grain of sand to help humanity. That's why we created Symptoms.Care a place where you can come and screen your symptoms and find what different illnesses can be related to them. Armed with the right information you can instantly, discretely, secure and from the comfort of your home talk with a Doctor that can Evaluate your Symptoms and help you seek the right treatment.

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  1. Thank You Dr. KOSAK
    for being there and doing what you are doing. I think your information gives people who may have a health problem a light in the dark before the Curve in the road of a really bad health issues.
    Answers to questions like, “What’s going on ?”

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