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What is COPD, how do I get it? by Ron Patient Expert with the right treatment. In COPD, the prospect of reversal is much less (which explains my extensive medication... “I don’t smoke, can I still have COPD?” Simple answer – yes. More complicated answer, no, not...
What Does it Mean to Have An Asthma Component to My COPD? by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert reversible and in COPD is not, is no longer reasonable. Reversibility refers to resolution of airway obstruction with inhaled bronchodilators. It makes more sense to say that COPD defines having airflow...
More differences between COPD and asthma by Dr. Gemzel H. Medical Doctor According to Peter K. Jeffery, there has been some difficulty distinguishing COPD from asthma. The main reason is the occurrence of patients who have some reversibility in their airway obstruction...
Asthma versus COPD: any difference? by Dr. Gemzel H. Medical Doctor Making a literature seach in terms of differences between asthma and COPD... and COPD may look alike… There is a clear overlap between some COPD patients and some asthmatics...
Healthy Eating for COPD Patients by Sandy Patient Expert How many COPD patients can relate to this... "It takes a lot of effort to eat large amounts... Healthy". This is so important for those of us with COPD. -Fish Oil and supplemental omega-2 fatty acids...
Living with COPD: Ten Myths – Busted! by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert COPDConnection.com Here are ten things commonly said about COPD. Do you buy into them – or are you busted? 1. COPD is always caused by smoking. Not true. Although cigarette smoking is a major cause...
World COPD Day… by Ron Patient Expert . This measures the degree of reversibility of the airways obstruction, which diminishes as COPD worsens... November 17 is World COPD Day , when we’re encouraged to visit our doctors for a spirometry test...
Evolving Definition of COPD by Dr. Gemzel H. Medical Doctor Challenges of a disease Experts from around the world have been challenging the burden of COPD... of COPD has evolved. Traditionally it was considered relentless, lethal, no effective measures allowed...
Core Strength Training For COPD - The Edge You Need Part 2 by Timothy C. Patient Expert back) is a must for anyone, especially people with COPD. Simply put, with strong abs, ribcage muscles, diaphragm and lower back, a person with COPD will have an easier time keeping their lungs clean and healthy...
Early COPD Treatment Slows Disease by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert By Daniel J. DeNoon Early treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ( COPD) slows loss of lung function and likely extends survival, a large-scale clinical trial shows. COPD...

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