4 Biggest Myths About Your COPD — and How to Cope

There’s treatment, hope and help for COPD It’s a sad fact that people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, better known as COPD, have trouble doing what connects us to life – they can’t easily breathe. The disease can affect their airways, air sacs or both. Remarkably, it’s the third leading cause of death in the United […]

Stage IV (Very Severe) COPD: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

When you’re in stage IV of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(COPD), years of living with the disease may have led to a lot of lungdamage. While you can’t reverse it, you can still do a lot to manage the symptoms. Just like in the earlier stages, the more you keep up with your care and appointments, the better. […]

End-Stage COPD: Tips for Daily Living and Palliative Care

Coping with End-Stage COPD COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive condition that affects a person’s ability to breathe well. It encompasses several medical conditions, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. In addition to a reduced ability to breathe in and out fully, symptoms can include a chronic cough and increased sputum production. Read on to learn about ways to […]

6 SYMPTOMS THAT INDICATE THAT YOU ARE SUFFERING FROM COPD

The chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a progressive lung disease where a person typically suffers from emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Emphysema is a lung condition where the alveoli, which are the tiny sacs in the lungs that allow the passage of oxygen between the lungs and the bloodstream are destroyed. Chronic bronchitis is a lung […]

FOUR DIFFERENCES BETWEEN COPD AND ASTHMA

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a term that describes progressive respiratory diseases such as chronic bronchitis, emphysema, etc. It is a lung disease that causes chronic interference with lung airflow thereby impairing breathing and the condition cannot be reversed fully. Whereas, asthma is a different respiratory condition that tends to be mistaken for COPD. […]

Top Treatments and Natural Remedies for COPD

With over 11 million people in the U.S. diagnosed with COPD, it is important to know the most effective treatments and natural remedies for this disease. Scroll below to find out more information. COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a term that is inclusive of several diseases, such as emphysema, asthma, and chronic bronchitis. […]

History of COPD: 1600s to the Present

History of COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a group of lung diseases that block airflow. This makes the process of breathing increasingly difficult. Chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and asthmatic bronchitis all fall under the umbrella of COPD. Each of these conditions decreases quality of life, and causes ill health and death worldwide. Physicians […]

4 Key Facts You Need to Know About COPD

Did you know that more than 65 million people around the world have moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?1 COPD isn’t just one disease, but rather a diagnosis which encompasses multiple conditions which can affect and cause significant damage to your airway passages and lungs. Many people gravely live with it daily though it can […]

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