Dr. Suresh Tawney talks about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
In a health segment of a local TV, Dr. Suresh Tawney of OptumCare discusses the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). As per Dr. Tawney, it is estimated that over 26 million people have COPD, which is preventable and reversible, however, most of those affected are not even aware that they have COPD. In brief, Dr. Tawney explained COPD as an obstruction of air flow from the lungs. As per Dr. Tawney, COPD is the fourth leading cause of disability in America. Symptoms of COPD are shortness of breath, wheezing, chest tightness, cough and mucus production, along with swelling in certain part of a body.