Dr. Oks is a pulmonologist at Lenox Hill Hospital and Northwell Health. She is triple board-certified in Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Pulmonary Disease.
Untreated, COPD symptoms may become more severe and disruptive.
Most importantly, quit smoking if you haven’t already.
Combining these two breathing disorders can wreak havoc on sleep.
COPD is a condition that takes decades to show up.