Air pollution is a major trigger for COPD


Air pollution is a significant concern in India, and its impact on individuals with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is particularly severe. Polluted air can worsen their symptoms and lead to acute exacerbations, characterized by increased breathlessness, cough, and mucus production which often require hospitalization. Individuals with COPD are encouraged to take precautions, such as staying indoors on days of high pollution, using air purifiers, wearing a mask when stepping out, and following their treatment plans to manage the condition. #WorldCOPDDay