Archive for category: COPD

What Are the Best Exercises for COPD?

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March 1, 2017

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What Are the Best Exercises for COPD?

Feeling motivated to exercise can be hard for anyone, but it can be even harder if you have COPD.

COPD causes weakness, lack of energy and of course shortness of breath– none of which make it easy to motivate yourself …

 

Did You Know November is COPD Awareness Month?

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November 8, 2016

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Did You Know November is COPD Awareness Month?

That’s right, November is not just for celebrating Thanksgiving, it is also National COPD Awareness Month! November is the time for you to educate yourself on COPD and help raise awareness for a debilitating disease that affects millions of …

 

How to Use a Nebulizer for COPD in 7 Steps

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December 1, 2015

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How to Use a Nebulizer for COPD in 7 Steps

Have you been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)? Many patients use a nebulizer to take their medication for COPD, asthma and a variety of other lung conditions. It’s a great device, but won’t be very helpful if …

 

This FDA Approved COPD Biomarker Could Change Everything

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July 10, 2015

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This FDA Approved COPD Biomarker Could Change Everything

If you have COPD or know someone who has been diagnosed with this respiratory disease, this is news to share. The COPD Foundation recently announced that a new clinical biomarker, plasma fibrinogen, has been approved for clinical trials by …

 

Living with COPD? Here Are 6 Ways to Manage Your Symptoms

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June 11, 2015

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Living with COPD? Here Are 6 Ways to Manage Your Symptoms

Are you living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD? Then you already know how this respiratory condition changes your life. While there may not be a cure for this disease, it is possible to improve your quality of …

 

Vitamin D Could Help Prevent COPD Exacerbations

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January 15, 2015

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Vitamin D Could Help Prevent COPD Exacerbations

For people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), an exacerbation can be deadly. These violent occurrences are actually the leading cause of hospitalization amongst COPD patients. What do we mean by exacerbation? This is the term doctors use …

 

Could COPD Put You at Greater Risk for IBD?

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November 24, 2014

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Could COPD Put You at Greater Risk for IBD?

COPD patient suffering from sudden exacerbation of his symptomsNew research shows that a significant number of people living with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have been developing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The results have been published in the latest edition of the European Respiratory Journal.

“These …

 
 
 

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