COPD in Neumünster: Risk of smoking: Weak lungs increase the risk of severe Covid 19 disease

The disease COPD is also widespread in Neumünster. The main risk factors are smoking and particulate matter. The AOK Health Atlas also shows a slightly increased risk of serious Covid 19 diseases.

Neumünster | Shortness of breath, cough and sputum – these are the typical symptoms of the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). The most important risk factor is smoking. However, COPD also causes a slightly increased risk of severe Covid 19 disease. This emerges from the current AOK Health Atlas. In the…

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