Patient Resource Center

531 Main Street • Montrose, CO 81401
1450 E. 3rd Street • Delta, CO 81416
565 25 Road, Suite 101, Grand Junction, CO 81505



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Health Issues

COPD Symptoms and Facts

In general, symptoms of COPD don't appear until significant lung damage has occurred, and they usually worsen over time. People with COPD are also likely to experience episodes called exacerbations, during which their symptoms suddenly get much worse. Beyond this, signs and symptoms of COPD can vary, depending on which lung disease is most prominent. It's also possible to have many of these symptoms at the same time.