COPD symptoms in older adults

April 13, 2022
Patients with COPD who are older are more likely to have diseases that contribute to functional impairment. COPD is linked to osteoporosis and fall risk factors, all of which increase the chance of hip fractures, which are a leading cause of disability in the elderly. Other COPD signs and symptoms include: Breathing problems, especially when doing vigorous activities.
Tightness in the chest
A cough with mucus on a regular basis (sputum).
Respiratory infections are common.
Energy deficiency.
Weight loss that was unintentional (in later stages).Embrace positivity with Salt Therapy for COPD at Saltworld.