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 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 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
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
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 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
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