Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is characterized by abnormalities in the lungs that make it difficult to exhale normally. Generally, two distinct diseases are involved: emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Emphysema and chronic bronchitis cause excessive inflammatory processes that eventually lead to abnormalities in lung structure that permanently obstruct airflow (hence the term \"chronic obstructive\"). Symptoms include shortness of breath (dyspnea), wheezing, chronic cough, barrel chest, and pursed-lip breathing (see Symptoms). Asthma is usually reversible, but some asthmatics have permanently narrowed airways and suffer COPD.
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Dr. Bloom will be relocating his practice
effective 6/1/23 to:
Methodist Academic Medicine Associates
6550 Fannin St.
Smith Tower, Suite 1101
Houston, Texas 77030
If you have scheduled appointments for this location, you will be contacted to confirm a mutually agreeable time for your next visit at the new location.
Dr. Lloyd will be moving directly across the hall to Suite 2415. Should you wish to stay with RCH, and see Dr. Lloyd instead, you will need to schedule with him for an open slot.
Your medical records will be available through either location.