COPD and Allergies
Russell Winwood
Russell Winwood
July 5, 2018
If you're suffering from COPD and allergies, there are a few ways to avoid or prevent an allergic reaction and reduce your chances of a COPD exacerbation.

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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.
65 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.
422 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.
94 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
COPD and Dizziness

Is Dizziness a Symptom of COPD?

If you have COPD, you may experience dizziness. Why? A buildup of carbon dioxide in the blood can happen at night when you are not getting proper air.
924 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on March 13, 2018
COPD and Pulmonary Hypertension

Can COPD Cause Pulmonary Hypertension?

When COPD and pulmonary hypertension coexist, they typically cause the person suffering to breathe even faster in order to take in more oxygen.
149 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on February 27, 2018
COPD Loneliness

Could Talking to Someone Else With COPD Help Overcome Loneliness?

Loneliness is common in people with COPD. Sometimes family and friends don't want to understand the condition, causing those with COPD to distance further.
60 found this helpful by Alexa Chaffer on February 8, 2018
COPD and Air Pollution

COPD and Air Pollution: A Risky Combination

Air pollution is considered to be an unavoidable COPD trigger and can send your lungs into overdrive causing an exacerbation.
197 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on January 19, 2018
What Does COPD Feel Like

What Does It Feel Like to Have COPD?

If you are trying to explain what does COPD feel like, how would you describe it? COPD warrior, Russell, perfectly describes what living with COPD is like.
267 found this helpful by Russell Winwood on January 3, 2018
Video debunking myths about copd video

Debunking Popular Myths About COPD

There are many myths and misconceptions about COPD. Russell is going to debunk these myths of COPD and tell you the truth behind each and every one of them.
46 found this helpful by Russell Winwood on December 27, 2017
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