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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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Walking With COPD

One Step at a Time: How to Get Walking With COPD

Breathing issues can make exercise uncomfortable but a low-impact activity like walking with COPD is one of the best ways to maintain strength and energy.
by Russell Winwood on December 1, 2017
Video COPD and Physical Exercise

COPD and Getting Started With Exercise

COPD and physical exercise – If you're thinking about starting an active lifestyle, Russell shares his exercise tips to help get you started.
by Russell Winwood on August 4, 2017
Video Breathing Exercises To Try For COPD Patients

Breathing Exercises for COPD Patients to Try

COPD can cause the lungs to weaken, but here are two breathing exercises you can perform at home to keep your lungs in stronger shape.
by Russell Winwood on June 23, 2017
Yoga for COPD

Using Yoga for COPD Management

Living with COPD is difficult at the best of times. Luckily, yoga for COPD is showing promise as an effective tool for fitness and management.
by Angela Finlay on July 29, 2015
COPD and Running

Running the New York City Marathon

"In my endeavour to continually shine a light on COPD and asthma, I’m running the New York City Marathon," writes stage IV COPD patient Russ.
by Russell Winwood on May 19, 2015
Exercise for COPD

The Ins and Outs of Exercising With COPD

The most important rule of exercising for COPD is sustainability, because without a plan to sustain your exercise program, you will not stick to it.
by Russell Winwood on January 22, 2015
Exercising While on Oxygen

Exercising While on Oxygen

Exercising while on oxygen may seem a bit tricky, but it is definitely doable. Consider these tips.
by Brenda Vanta on December 30, 2014