COPD Gender Differences
Angela Finlay
Angela Finlay
March 19, 2019
Scientists suggest it’s not such an even playing field in terms of symptoms, diagnosis and prognosis when it comes to COPD gender differences.

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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
COPD and GERD

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 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.Β 
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.
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.
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.
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.
by Russell Winwood on September 25, 2018
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