Shortness of breath is not a normal part of growing older.
Take this simple quiz to find out more.
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Please share the completed survey with your clinician. The higher your score, the more likely you are to have COPD. Your clinician can help evaluate your breathing problems by performing a simple breathing test, also known as spirometry.
If your total score is 5 or more, your breathing problems may be caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD is often referred to as chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema and is a serious lung disease that slowly gets worse over time. While COPD cannot be cured, it is treatable.
If your total score is between 0 and 4, and you experience problems with your breathing, please share this survey with your clinician. Your clinician can help evaluate any type of breathing problem.
Page last updated: May 28, 2020