Ask the Experts: COPD Risks and Causes

In this video, Dr. Oz discusses the risk factors for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, including the most common—and preventable—risk factor, smoking.

Medically reviewed in December 2020.

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What You Need to Know About COPD

Smoking is the top cause of this lung disease. Here are COPD symptoms to watch for, plus ways to lower your risk.

Lifestyle Changes That Can Help You Manage COPD

Eating right, exercising and watching your weight are a few COPD lifestyle changes that'll do wonders for your lungs.

Ask the Experts: COPD Prevention

Although there is no cure for COPD, there are steps you can take to prevent this condition from developing.

What is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?

Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, risk factors and treatment for this chronic respiratory disease.

More Options for Managing COPD

Here are four common treatments you should discuss with your doctor.