Expert pulmonologists talk about smoking as a risk factor for COPD. Many patients with COPD have smoked in the past. Cigarette smoking affects the lungs in very bad ways and can cause COPD. Even if you smoke one or two cigarettes a day or even if you are an occasional smoker, cigarette smoke will cause ongoing damage and injury to the lungs.
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