How to Continue Working With COPD
Russell Winwood
Russell Winwood
January 15, 2019
There are many things to consider when deciding whether you will keep working with COPD. If you decide you want to continue, consider making these changes.

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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.
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. 
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
by Russell Winwood on December 27, 2017
COPD Exacerbation

Preventing and Managing COPD Exacerbations

A COPD exacerbation can be dangerous. Keep yourself safe by learning how to spot the first signs – it could save you a trip to the emergency room.
by Angela Finlay and Krystina Ostermeyer on December 13, 2017
COPD and Anxiety

Why Are COPD and Anxiety Connected?

COPD and anxiety often go hand-in-hand — up to 75 percent of patients with severe COPD are thought to also struggle with anxiety.
by Eric Patterson, Brenda Vanta and Krystina Ostermeyer on December 11, 2017