What is COPD, how do I get it?by
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...
Healthy Eating for COPD Patientsby
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
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
. 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 COPDby
Dr. Gemzel H.
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...
Early COPD Treatment Slows Diseaseby
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.