Brindusa Vanta is an alternative health care doctor, author and medical writer. She has written for the Livestrong, South Asian Health Chronicle, Oakville Massage Community and Information Network, and she focuses on nutrition and homeopathy. She received her MD degree from Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine, Romania, and her HD diploma from Ontario College of Homeopathic Medicine.
Parenting is never easy, but parenting with COPD presents a set of unique challenges. Consider these tips for keeping healthy and being there for your kids.
COPD and anxiety often go hand-in-hand — up to 75 percent of patients with severe COPD are thought to also struggle with anxiety.
With many kinds of COPD inhalers available now, it can be confusing to know how they all work. Learn how to use them properly to get optimal results.
Wheezing is a specific, musical sound produced by breathing through narrow, obstructed airways. Consider these tips for reducing your COPD wheezing.
There is an obvious connection between COPD and weight loss with 40% to 70% of COPD sufferers losing weight without wanting to do so.
Research shows there is a connection between COPD and dementia, with COPD patients significantly more likely to develop cognitive impairments.
Is there a link between COPD and lung cancer? Scientists studied whether COPD is an independent risk factor for lung cancer, regardless of smoking habits.
Exercising while on oxygen may seem a bit tricky, but it is definitely doable. Consider these tips.
Are you living with both COPD and CRPS? Scientists are now listing COPD as one of the possible complications of complex regional pain syndrome.
You may struggle to cope with COPD oxygen therapy initially. Consider these tips for working through this new stage in your condition.