Allergies found to Increase Severity and Repeated Attacks of Allergies among COPD Patients

Allergies found to Increase Severity and Repeated Attacks of Allergies among COPD PatientsAs per a recent research, it has been revealed that allergies like hay fever can increase severity and repeated attacks of respiratory problems among people down with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

In order to reach at the above given result, the study researchers carried out an experiment on more than 1,400 patients suffering from COPD and suffering from allergies.

After assessing them, it was revealed that those who were suffering from COPD were more likely to suffer from severe cough; phlegm and witnessing disturbed sleep due to cough and cold in comparison to those who were not suffer from allergies.

Dr Nadia Hansel, associate professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center, Blatimore, said that seeing the study findings, treating allergies and usage of anti-allergy triggers is considered to be good option.

It is said that the treatment can bring a decline in the severity level of respiratory problems among people, who are down with COPD.

Hansel continued by affirming that the current guidelines meant for COPD patient do not include handling of allergies. Moreover, additional research with regard to allergies and COPD is required. Experts revealed that COPD is lung condition that creates problem in breathing.

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