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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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What You Need to Know About End-Stage COPD

You may be wondering what happens when you read end-stage COPD. Keep reading to learn more about what to expect from this stage.
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Relationships With COPD

Tips for Building and Maintaining Your Relationships With COPD

Taking an active position with your loved ones in maintaining your relationships with COPD can help manage both mental health and COPD symptoms. 
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How to Continue Working With COPD

How to Continue Working With COPD

There are many things to consider when deciding whether you will keep working with COPD. If you decide you want to continue, consider making these changes.
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How to Avoid Getting a Cold With COPD

How to Avoid Getting a Cold With COPD

If you are healthy, you are able to fight cold and flu easily. However, getting a cold with COPD can exacerbate symptoms and can be dangerous.
by Russell Winwood on January 8, 2019
COPD and Cold Weather

Tips for Staying Safe With COPD in Cold Weather

Here's how to cope with COPD and cold weather by taking some proven steps to reduce winter’s nasty effects and stay in control of your condition.
by Angela Finlay on January 2, 2019
Therapy for COPD Patients

The Importance of Therapy for COPD Patients

Despite the disease being incurable, there are several different types of therapy for COPD patients to help you live much more comfortably and safely.
by Angela Finlay on December 18, 2018
Holidays With COPD

How to Enjoy the Holidays With COPD

Christmas is always stressful, but the holidays with COPD can be especially trying. Consider these tips for enjoying the festive season despite your COPD.
by Angela Finlay on December 11, 2018
COPD and Stress

Six Ways to Manage COPD and Stress

Over time stress will impact physical, mental and social health in unwanted ways. The COPD and stress cycle must end, but how can you put a stop to it?
by Eric Patterson on September 24, 2018
Parenting With COPD

Five Tips for Parenting With COPD

Parenting is never easy, but parenting with COPD presents a set of unique challenges. Consider these tips for keeping healthy and being there for your kids.
by Brenda Vanta on August 28, 2018
COPD Triggers

25 Common COPD Triggers to Be Aware Of

It’s important to avoid COPD triggers that may cause flare-ups. However, before we can know how to avoid triggers, we have to know what our triggers are.
by Russell Winwood on August 14, 2018
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