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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 and Chronic Cough

Understanding Your Chronic Cough With COPD

COPD and chronic cough go hand in hand. Learn about why you cough so much, and how you can bring COPD coughing attacks under control.
by Angela Finlay on March 26, 2019
COPD and Emphysema

Understanding COPD and Emphysema

COPD and emphysema are different diagnoses, but there’s a good deal of overlap. Learn what emphysema means and how it will factor into your COPD management.
by Angela Finlay on January 22, 2019
COPD Lung Sounds

What Type of Lung Sounds Are Heard With COPD?

When you have COPD, your lungs can make some interesting sounds like wheezing and crackling. Here are seven COPD lung sounds to be fully aware of.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on October 30, 2018
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
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 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 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
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How to Ease Your COPD Anxiety

Many COPD sufferers experience anxiety. It could be a pre-existing condition, but in many cases it is due to the pain and stress COPD causes.
by NewLifeOutlook Team on April 26, 2016
COPD and Headaches

COPD and Headaches

COPD and headaches commonly occur together. Morning headaches are especially common. Learn about why and how to prevent them here.
by Yvonne Banks on March 25, 2015