Chronic obstructive pulmonary

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary  COPD Melissa Jones
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Stage 1 Usually, but not always, a  chronic cough that often  brings up mucus from the  lungs Lung function FEV1 of 80%  of normal or higher
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Stage 2 Chronic cough with a lot of  mucus Shortness of breath,  especially with exercise An occasional COPD flare- up Lung function FEV1 of 50%  to 79%
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Stage 3 Chronic cough with a lot of  mucus  Shortness of breath Fatigue and a reduced  ability to exercise Repeated and sometimes  severe COPD flare-ups Lung function FEV1 of 30%  to 49%
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Stage 4 Chronic cough with a lot of 
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