Expert pulmonologists discuss depression in COPD and some of the factors that can make depression worse. COPD often limits normal abilities and daily activities, and flare-ups and worsening of COPD over time can also contribute to increased underlying depression. Patients should not feel ashamed and should talk to their health care provider about their depression.
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