COPD, also known as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, is a chronic inflammatory lung disease which is the reason for obstructed airflow in the lungs. A few common symptoms of this condition are mucus production, breathing difficulty and wheezing. It is caused when your lungs are exposed to a particular matter or any irritating gases. Mostly, it happens due to cigarette smoke as per the best chest doctor in Kolkata.

Few common symptoms may include:

  • Wheezing
  • Shortness of breath during physical activities
  • Chest tightness
  • Excess mucus in your lungs and the need to clear your throat as a first thing in the morning.
  • A chronic cough that might produce mucus (clear, white, greenish or yellow).
  • Blueness of fingernail beds or the lips.
  • Frequent respiratory infections
  • Lack of energy
  • Swelling in feet, legs or ankles