Your doctor says you have COPD. Now what? WebMD explains what it is, what causes it, and what you can do to reduce your symptoms.
COPD Part 6 Tips To Manage
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What Is Exacerbation of COPD?
Exacerbations of COPD can have serious consequences. Find out what an exacerbation is and what types of warning signs and symptoms you should look for.
Inhalers for COPD: What Types Are There?
What are the different types of COPD inhalers available and how do they affect the body? What are the possible risks and side effects?
Animation: What is COPD?
Describes how COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe. Details the symptoms of COPD. Shows how...
How are COPD and Lung Canc
While they’re two very distinct diseases, research shows that COPD and lung cancer are more closely related than we previously thought.
COPD: How to Quit Smoking
WebMD article on smoking cessation for people who have COPD.
You Have COPD: Now What?
A COPD diagnosis might leave you shocked and scared. Your first steps? Ask the right questions to slow down the condition's progression.
Diet Tips for COPD
Learn about the diet do’s and don’ts for people with COPD, including healthful foods, size and frequency of meals, and supplements to aid digestion.
Why COPD Is Worse for Women
COPD may affect women differently than it affects men. Women's lungs may be more susceptible to cigarette smoke and the damage it causes.
What Causes COPD?
Inhaling lung irritants, including cigarette smoke, air pollution, and industrial dust and fumes, can lead to COPD.
Caregiving Tips for a Loved One With COPD
Learn how you can juggle all tasks of being a caregiver for someone with COPD if you plan ahead, stay organized, and get the support you need.
Why Early COPD Diagnosis Matters
When a COPD diagnosis is made early, prognosis and quality of life can be brighter. Learn about the different stages of COPD and how treatment can help.
10 Approaches to Reduce Readmissions for Heart Failure and COPD
Patients with both heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have a high cost of care, but there are multiple strategies to limit readmissions.
What Causes COPD Other Than Smoking?
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a group of diseases - most commonly chronic bronchitis and emphysema - that negatively affect your ability to breathe. Smoking is by far the most common cause of COPD, but what causes COPD other than smoking?
Asthma-COPD Overlap: Managing This Critical Disease
Dr Navitha Ramesh provides her perspective on how best to treat patients with these dual airway diseases.
Living with COPD: Tips, activities, and treatments
Learn about keeping up with life with COPD, diet changes that may be beneficial, physical activity for people with COPD, and breathing exercises.
How to “Live Long and Prosper:” Avoiding COPD
By now you’ve probably heard that the world lost a beloved actor, poet and photographer today. Some of you know him as “Spock,” while to his family he was Leonard Nimoy, a husband and father. Nimoy passed away from the third leading cause of death in the United States: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Nimoy …
COPD Management Pocket Guide (Set of 5)
COPD Management Pocket Guide (Set of 5) The COPD Management Pocket Guide provides a quick reference to the recognition, assessment, treatment, and monitoring of COPD, with information adapted from the GOLD initiative for chronic obstructive lung disease. The pocket guide also includes an Algorithm for Pharmacological Treatment of COPD. The COPD Management Pocket Guide is sold in sets of 5, or with the COPD Management CPG .
Top Vermont COPD Hospitalizations Hospitals Ranked By ICU LOS & Stays
Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data for COPD hospitalizations in Vermont to rank length of stay (LOS) in the ICU at all hospitals in Vermont. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.