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

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Visitors With COPD

How to Cope With Visitors With COPD

When you have COPD, entertaining visitors can seem like a chore. Consider these tips for having visitors with COPD and enjoy yourself when people come over.
376 found this helpful by Eric Patterson on June 7, 2016
COPD and Giving Up

Resisting the Urge to Give Up

Giving up is easy — especially when you are diagnosed with COPD. But resisting the urge to give up can lead to better treatment and quality of life.
95 found this helpful by Eric Patterson on April 26, 2016
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COPD and the Spoon Theory

If you live with chronic illness, explaining your condition can be tough. The spoon theory was created to do just that, and has since become so much more.
147 found this helpful by NewLifeOutlook Team on March 7, 2016
Secondhand Smoke and COPD

Your Right to Smoke? My Right to Breathe

"You have the right to smoke, but you shouldn’t have the right to negatively affect someone else by doing so." Russell discusses secondhand smoke and COPD.
72 found this helpful by Russell Winwood on February 2, 2016
COPD in Cold Weather

Staying Safe With COPD in Cold Weather

Stay safe with COPD in cold weather by taking some proven steps to reduce winter’s nasty effects and stay in control of your condition.
170 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on January 19, 2016
Flying With COPD

Flying With COPD: What You Need to Know

"With my experiences I have come to the conclusion that while flying with COPD can be difficult, it is possible," writes Russell on traveling with COPD.
385 found this helpful by Russell Winwood on December 7, 2015
Cost of COPD

Managing the Cost of COPD

It’s no secret the cost of COPD can bring a lot of financial strain, and the more exacerbations you experience, the higher the price of COPD management.
105 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on November 23, 2015
Errands With COPD

Unexpected Difficulties Running Errands With COPD

There are steps you can take to help maintain your independence, perform activities easier, and stay well while running everyday errands with COPD.
247 found this helpful by Patricia Bratianu on November 10, 2015
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.
165 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on November 3, 2015
Mornings with COPD

Managing Mornings With COPD

Mornings with COPD are tough — coughing, mucus, and breathlessness are often worse in the first few hours of the day. Learn why and how to cope here.
260 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on September 29, 2015