Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may benefit from vitamin C

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – a health problem in which the lungs lose their inherent springiness, making it progressively harder to breathe – can have a dramatic effect on the ability to exercise and even perform simple activities of daily life because of the disease’s fallout effects on skeletal muscles. Several factors have been implicated in these muscle problems. These include loss of fitness from inactivity, problems with the part of cells that convert fuel to energy caused by the COPD itself, and oxidative stress, a phenomenon in which cells and tissues become damaged by unstable molecules called free radicals…
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