Asthma & COPD overview

Asthma and COPD are the most common respiratory diseases in the UK. Both diseases are associated with inflammation of the airways, airflow limitation and the development of coughing and/or wheezing. However, there are significant differences between the presentation, pathophysiology, prognosis and treatment of asthma and COPD

 

1. Asthma

 

2. COPD