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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COPD Symptoms

The Symptoms of COPD and What Causes Them

Symptoms often don’t become obvious until the lungs have significant damage. COPD symptoms include shortness of breath, chronic cough and more.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on September 4, 2018
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.
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.
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.
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.Β 
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