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Patricia Bratianu
Patricia Bratianu
May 17, 2019
These alternative treatments for COPD may be able to help you manage your condition, while also decreasing the need for some medications.

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Talking to Your Doctor About COPD

Tips for Talking to Your Doctor About COPD

There’s no replacement for a relationship with your doctor. Talking to your doctor about COPD should be a two-way street so you get the best care possible.
by Angela Finlay on May 9, 2019
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 April 30, 2019
COPD and Depression

The Link Between COPD and Depression

COPD and depression often coexist, with the stress of a diagnosis often acting as a trigger. Fight back against COPD-related depression with these tips.
by Eric Patterson and Yvonne Banks on April 16, 2019
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 9, 2019
COPD and Chronic Cough

Understanding Your Chronic Cough With COPD

COPD and chronic cough go hand in hand. Learn about why you cough so much, and how you can bring COPD coughing attacks under control.
by Angela Finlay on March 26, 2019
COPD Gender Differences

Are Men or Women at Greater Risk for COPD?

Scientists suggest it’s not such an even playing field in terms of symptoms, diagnosis and prognosis when it comes to COPD gender differences.
by Angela Finlay on March 19, 2019
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How to Prevent Acute Respiratory Failure Caused by COPD

COPD with acute respiratory failure is an emergency and should be taken seriously. Learn more about how to properly treat COPD to avoid respiratory failure.
by Ms. LaWana on February 28, 2019
COPD and Posture

Can Poor Posture With COPD Cause Shortness of Breath?

COPD and Posture: Did you know that poor posture can make it more difficult for you to breathe? Sitting up straight may help with your shortness of breath.
by Amy Manley on January 29, 2019
COPD and Emphysema

Understanding COPD and Emphysema

COPD and emphysema are different diagnoses, but there’s a good deal of overlap. Learn what emphysema means and how it will factor into your COPD management.
by Angela Finlay on January 22, 2019
Understanding the Progression of COPD

Understanding the Progression of COPD

Knowing how a disease will progress can give you an edge with treatment and management. Here's what you need to know about the progression of COPD.
by Angela Finlay on December 27, 2018
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