Lung Health

Asthma vs COPD (Emphysema / Bronchitis)

Asthma COPD
Usually younger than 40 Age usually older than 40
some of the time Smoker most of the time
not often Sputum/Phlegm often
often Allergies not often
come and go Symptoms ongoing
stable Disease chronic and progressive

 

Asthma

How We Can Help!

  • We will explain your puffers
  • We will give you a breathing test for asthma
  • We will explain what asthma is in simple words
  • We will find the right treatment for your budget
  • We will give you an action plan for your asthma
  • We will support you to help you breathe better

Why You Should Contact Us?

  • 2 out of every 5 people from Ontario are at risk of having asthma before the age of 40
  • 15% of kids aged 4 to 11 in Canada have asthma
  • Asthma is the biggest cause of children being admitted to the hospital in Canada

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COPD (Emphysema / Bronchitis)

Take the Breathing Test

YES NO
I cough regularly, especially in the morning
I cough up phlegm/mucus regularly
Simple chores make me short of breathe
I wheeze when I exert myself
I am over 40 and smoke, or used to smoke
I get colds more often than others that last longer than normal
I use puffers to help me breathe better
I have been told I have COPD, bronchitis, or emphysema

 

If you answered YES to any of the above, you may have COPD.

How We Can Help!

  • We will explain your puffers
  • We will give you a breathing test for asthma
  • We will explain what COPD is in simple words
  • We will find the right treatment for you
  • We will give you an action plan for your COPD
  • We will support you to help you breathe better

Why You Should Contact Us?

  • 772,000 Canadians have COPD
  • 80-90% of these cases were caused by smoking
  • The chances of dying from a “lung attack” are almost the same as a heart attack

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