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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) encompasses several diffuse pulmonary diseases, including chronic bronchitis, asthma, cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis, and emphysema. COPD usually refers to a mixture of chronic bronchitis and emphysema.


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease has been associated with several causes:

Air pollution, cigarette smoking and allergies are considered to be the primary mechanism.


One study found that about half of those with COPD also had metabolic syndrome.




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CAM Therapies has studies on natural therapies for over 100 diseases.

CAM Labs lists lab tests for 100 diseases.

Nutritional Genetics is a fantastic resource.



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