Patricia Bratianu

Patricia Bratianu, Author at New Life Outlook

About Patricia

Patricia Bratianu, RN, PhD, RH (AHG), is a nurse with 40 years of experience in an array of inpatient and outpatient settings.

During those years Patricia came to realize that conventional healthcare was not meeting the needs of all patients. She became an herbalist and obtained a PhD in natural health. This affords her the opportunity to provide balanced, well-rounded health care options to her clients.

Patricia is a professional member of the American Herbalists Guild, having passed the stringent peer-reviewed process to become a registered herbalist.

Patricia believes no one health care system has all the answers. She uses philosophies and modalities encompassing cutting edge sciences and ancient healing traditions to create individualized programs for clients. She educates and empowers clients, assisting them in choosing health care options that work for them.

Patricia works with people of all ages who have a variety of health concerns. She writes and teaches about health and herbs.

Patricia's Work


What You Need to Know About COPD and GERD

Experts disagree about the exact number of people who have both COPD and GERD, but it is estimated to appear between one in two and one in three people.
by Patricia Bratianu on November 20, 2018
COPD Comorbidities

Are You at Risk for These COPD Comorbidities?

If you have COPD, you have elevated risks of developing COPD comorbidities, including anemia, GERD and congestive heart failure.
by Patricia Bratianu on December 15, 2015
Errands With COPD

Unexpected Difficulties Running Errands With COPD

There are steps you can take to help maintain your independence, perform activities easier, and stay well while running everyday errands with COPD.
by Patricia Bratianu on November 10, 2015
Road trip with COPD

Preparing for a Road Trip With COPD

"Don't let COPD keep you at home!" With these tips from nurse Patricia Bratianu, going on a road trip with COPD has never been easier.
by Patricia Bratianu on October 26, 2015
How are COPD and CHF Different?

How are COPD and CHF Different?

COPD and CHF can occur independently of each other as well. A number of the symptoms of COPD and CHF resemble each other, while others are different.
by Patricia Bratianu on June 16, 2015
Drugs for COPD

Emerging Drugs for COPD

COPD is a serious disease that causes difficulties breathing and is progressive. These two new drugs for COPD could help control your condition. 
by Amy Manley and Patricia Bratianu on May 26, 2015
Alternative Therapies for COPD

Alternative Therapies for COPD

These alternative therapies for COPD may be able to help you manage your condition, while also decreasing the need for some medications.
by Patricia Bratianu on April 14, 2015
Anemia and COPD

What Are the Risks of Anemia and COPD?

Anemia and COPD are linked due to several causes. Lets take a look at why people with COPD are often anemic and what you can do to prevent complications.
by Patricia Bratianu on April 2, 2015
Diagnosed With COPD

What’s Involved in Being Diagnosed With COPD?

Diagnostic studies are used to determine if the COPD is caused by chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both. Learn more about being diagnosed with COPD here.
by Patricia Bratianu on March 11, 2015
COPD Cough

Simple Changes That Can Relieve COPD Cough

The chronic cough associated with COPD can be difficult to cope with. Nurse Patricia Bratianu looks at some at-home ways you can manage your COPD cough.
by Patricia Bratianu on March 3, 2015