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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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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
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.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on January 19, 2018
COPD in Non-Smokers

Can Non-Smokers Have COPD?

Ten percent of people with COPD are non-smokers. What are the risk factors causing COPD in non-smokers and how can COPD be treated?
by Krystina Ostermeyer on June 12, 2017
What Causes COPD?

What Causes COPD?

What causes COPD? 85 to 90 percent of COPD cases are a direct cause of smoking cigarettes, but there are several other factors, too.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on January 24, 2017
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
Occupational Considerations and COPD

Occupational Considerations and COPD

While smoking is the leading cause of the development of COPD, a variety of occupations have been linked with an increased prevalence of this condition.
by Brenda Vanta on February 10, 2014