COPD Mucus
Josh Duvauchelle
Josh Duvauchelle
November 13, 2018
COPD can affect people differently, and depending on whether bronchitis or emphysema is more prominent, COPD mucus build-up becomes a problem.

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COPD and Pneumonia

What Are the Risks of COPD and Pneumonia?

COPD and pneumonia often go hand-in-hand. When the lungs are not working at their optimal level, your risk of pneumonia is increased. 
422 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on November 6, 2018
COPD Lung Sounds

What Type of Lung Sounds Are Heard With COPD?

When you have COPD, your lungs can make some interesting sounds like wheezing and crackling. Here are seven COPD lung sounds to be fully aware of.
13 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on October 30, 2018
COPD and Alcohol

How Does Alcohol Affect COPD?

Do COPD and alcohol mix? We take a look at the effects of drinking on your lung health and if it's possible to safely drink with COPD.
216 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on October 23, 2018
Quality of Life With COPD

Three Tips to Help Improve Your Quality of Life With COPD

Russell shares his own tips on how to improve your quality of life with COPD. From finding reliable support to getting yourself and your life organized.
260 found this helpful by Russell Winwood on October 16, 2018
Complications of COPD

Six Possible Complications of COPD to Be Aware Of

COPD is a complex disease with a range of complications that vary from person to person. Here are six possible complications of COPD to be aware of.
44 found this helpful by Russell Winwood on September 25, 2018
COPD Symptoms

The Symptoms of COPD and What Causes Them

Symptoms often don’t become obvious until the lungs have significant damage. COPD symptoms include shortness of breath, chronic cough and more.
461 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on September 4, 2018
what is copd?

A Guide to Understanding What COPD Is (And Isn’t)

What is COPD? At a very basic level, COPD is a group of several progressive lung disorders that occur simultaneously causing breathing problems.
80 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on June 5, 2018
Stages of COPD

What Are COPD GOLD Stages?

COPD symptom progression is not divided into clear, visible stages. Instead, professionals use the COPD GOLD stages. See what the COPD stages are.
432 found this helpful by Angela Finlay and Russell Winwood on May 22, 2018
COPD and Pulmonary Edema

Everything You Need to Know About COPD and Pulmonary Edema

COPD has a laundry list of complications and one of these complications is pulmonary edema. Here's what you need to know about COPD and pulmonary edema.
101 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on April 11, 2018
COPD and Heart Failure Risk

The Link Between COPD and Heart Failure

COPD and heart failure can go hand in hand. Your heart and lungs work as a team, so simply having COPD makes your heart work harder. 
1.1k found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on April 3, 2018
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