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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

Alcohol

05/05/2011

Question:

Does consumption of alcohol effect COPD severe stage?

Answer:

Thanks for visiting NetWellness. Alcohol consumption does not directly affect COPD severity stage. The stages are based on lung function testing. More information about COPD stages can be found here:

http://www.netwellness.org/healthtopics/copd/stages.cfm  

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Response by:

Karen L Wood, MD Karen L Wood, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University