Symptoms of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, include breathlessness, fatigue, anxiety, pain and depression by order of prevalence, states Spathis and Booth in the International Journal of Chronic... More »

Stage 4 is the last stage of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This is the most severe form of the disease, and it is characterized by extreme airflow limitation, notes Healthline. More »

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There are four stages of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, each with it's own series of various and intermediate symptoms, explains Healthline. Common symptoms include increasing shortness of breath, wheezing, chron... More »

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Symptoms of thyroid problems include muscle and joint pain, neck agitation, bowel problems, changes in hair and skin, fatigue, weight gain, and depression or anxiety, according to About.com. Women may also suffer from ir... More »

According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the most common signs of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease include chest tightness, wheezing, shortness of breath, constant cough or a cough that produces a... More »

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, in its final stage is characterized by significantly reduced quality of life due to shortness of breath, according to Healthline. Life-threatening breathing problems may oc... More »

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Individuals with very mild, stage 1 chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, have a normal life expectancy. As the disease progresses, the prognosis worsens. Once individuals are admitted to the intensive care uni... More »