COPD Mucus
Josh Duvauchelle
Josh Duvauchelle
November 13, 2018
COPD can affect people differently, and depending on whether bronchitis or emphysema is more prominent, COPD mucus build-up becomes a problem.

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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.
13 found this helpful 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.
461 found this helpful 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.
432 found this helpful 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.
958 found this helpful 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.
419 found this helpful 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.
529 found this helpful by Eric Patterson, Brenda Vanta and Krystina Ostermeyer on December 11, 2017
Infographic copd and anxiety infographic

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.
134 found this helpful by NewLifeOutlook Team on April 26, 2016
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.
325 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on February 22, 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.
351 found this helpful by Yvonne Banks on March 25, 2015
COPD and Chronic Cough

COPD and Chronic Cough

COPD and chronic cough go hand in hand. Learn about why you cough so much, and how you can bring it under control.
221 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on March 17, 2015