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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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
Is COPD Hereditary

Is COPD Hereditary?

"Is COPD hereditary?" – Most of the time COPD is not hereditary. The most common risk factors for COPD are tobacco smoke and chemical fumes.
by Lana Barhum on September 7, 2017
Video Four Pillars Of COPD

The 4 Pillars of COPD: Knowledge, Medication, Nutrition and Exercise

Russell is asked quite often "How do you manage your condition?" He uses the 4 pillars of COPD – knowledge, medication, nutrition and exercise.
by Russell Winwood on September 1, 2017
What Not to Say to Someone With COPD

4 Things Not to Say to Someone Living With COPD

"What people living with COPD don’t want or need are negative and judgmental comments." Russell shares his top 4 things not to say to someone with COPD.
by Russell Winwood on August 10, 2017
COPD Research

The Latest News Surrounding COPD Research

Findings from seven recent COPD research studies have shed new light on genetic factors of COPD and new treatments for the condition.
by Lana Barhum on July 27, 2017
Video Russell's COPD Story

Russell’s COPD Diagnosis Story

Before leading up to his COPD diagnosis, Russell just thought it was his asthma symptoms becoming worse. Listen to Russell's COPD diagnosis story.
by Russell Winwood on July 22, 2017
COPD And Smoking

The Link Between COPD and Smoking

If you're currently a smoker, it's important to learn the link between COPD and smoking, how smoking affects your lungs, and how to quit.
by Lana Barhum on June 29, 2017
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