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What Should Your Loved Ones Know About Your COPD?

by Immunoe

  Currently, there is no cure for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). If you have been diagnosed with COPD, the best thing you can do is to make the lifestyle changes needed that will keep your lungs and body healthy. Speak with your family and loved ones about your diagnosis. Family …

How Can You Help a Loved One With COPD?

by Immunoe

  Feelings of helplessness, fear, and despair often come along with a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) diagnosis. People with this disease need to feel supported by their loved ones, and need to feel that they are not fighting this condition alone. Especially as the disease develop …

COPD Myths that Could Affect your Health

by Immunoe

  According to recent studies, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is now the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States. COPD is described as a group of lung diseases that cause the blocking of airflow and can make breathing difficult.  Doctors claim that people with COPD have …

5 Tips for Living and Coping with COPD

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  Living with COPD comes along with several challenges, however, there are many ways you could fight these challenges. Here are some everyday tips for living with COPD: Wear loose clothing:  Loose and light clothing can make it easier for you to breathe, and are also easier to put on and take …

Food Suggestions for People with COPD

  Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is caused by a group of lung conditions that block airflow and make it difficult to breathe. No particular diet has been proven to help COPD, but a balanced nutrition program can help you maintain good health and might even ease some COPD symptoms. Some …

Life with COPD

  Signs & Symptoms: In the earliest stages of COPD, it is possible to show no evident signs of the disease. You might only perceive some mild symptoms in the initial stages. But as the disease develops, symptoms may become more severe. The most common symptom of COPD is shortness of breath …

Study: Even Smokers Who Pass Lung Test may be in Early Stages of COPD

Millions of smokers who pass a widely used lung test may nevertheless be in the early stages of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), according to a new study. The researchers, led by Dr. Elizabeth Regan of National Jewish Health in Denver, found signs of lung disease in 55 percent of long …

Medical Costs from COPD are Rising, Study Finds

Financial costs associated with treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are increasing, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia in Canada. Moreover, the study found that COPD patients spend twice as much in medical expenses as people without the lung disease. …

COPD More Prevalent in Poor, Rural Communities, Study Finds

Your income, location, and gasoline consumption may be some of the factors that increase your risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a new study conducted at Johns Hopkins. In a study of over 87,000 participants aged 40 and over, the risk of COPD in poor or rural communi …

Leonard Nimoy’s Daughter to Make COPD Documentary

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Leonard Nimoy’s daughter, Julie, today unveiled plans to release a documentary about chronic pulmonary obstructive disorder (COPD). Leonard Nimoy, who is most famous for his role as the hyper-rational Mr. Soock on “Star Trek,” died in February due to complications lfrom COPD. …