There are several ways to make it through the holidays with COPD comfortably; balancing work and rest and protecting against the season’s airway irritants.
Living with COPD
Breathing exercises can help you cope with episodes of breathlessness. Practicing them outside of breathing distress is also useful for when you need them.
Keep an eye out for these early signs of depression so you can get treatment started and avoid emotional catastrophe.
Journaling for COPD is an activity well worth your time and effort. It is a great way to gain new information, understand your symptoms, and find relief.
COPD flare-ups are frightening and uncomfortable, but their effects stretch far beyond the attack itself. Here are some tips for how to manage them.
COPD is a disease based in the physical that spreads quickly to the mental. People with COPD are prone to developing higher levels of anxiety.
Fortunately, there are ways to relieve the discomfort of COPD headaches and sidestep complications if you improve your COPD management in a few ways.
Managing shortness of breath when you have COPD doesn't have to be challenging. Breathe easy by taking preventative steps and using effective interventions.
If you live with COPD, you’ve likely heard about pulmonary rehab somewhere along the way and how it helps through exercise, education, and support.
Knowing the signs of a COPD exacerbation and a few tips for preventing one can help decrease the number, length and severity of your flare-ups.