7. Weight Loss
Loss of weight may not be regarded as COPD symptom as other many factors does accompany COPD infection. This symptom does appear in the later stages of infection and this is usually caused by worsening of some other symptoms like fatigue, shortness of breath and extended damage to other parts of the lungs and chest cavity. This symptom may worsen if smoking is continued after successful COPD diagnosis has been made. Lifestyle adjustment may also be a favorable option so as to keep healthy and counteract the health effects that accompanies weight loss.