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Friday, April 25, 2014
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
my brother has been diagnosed with copd and he shakes very bad ans cannot hold on to anything.He can`t walk or even get up to go to the bathroom,I just wanted to know what causes the shaking and weakness?
COPD in general is not associated with shakes or tremors; however, it could be as a result of extreme deconditioning.
Mahasti Rittinger, RRT
Clinical Program Manager of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University