Oxygen is vital to every major organ in your body. But if you have severe COPD, you might not be getting enough from breathing alone. Here’s when oxygen therapy can help.
Wondering where to begin with a COPD diagnosis? We've got the answers to some of your most pressing concerns about the disease.
If you're trying to kick the habit, you probably won’t find these smoking-cessation techniques in any guidebook, but according to the men and women who tried them, they work!
In a phase II clinical trial, targeted lung denervation, a procedure used to open the airways, was shown to be safe and effective in people with COPD.
Asthma inhalers have changed significantly over time. Learn more about how inhalers, nebulizers, and mists can deliver specific medications to treat asthma.
Quitting smoking can be hard, but you may recover faster than you expect. Here's what happens to your body days, months, and years after quitting smoking.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease develops slowly. Symptoms include wheezing, a chronic cough with phlegm, and shortness of breath.
Do you know how to use an inhaler correctly? Ineffective technique is a common problem, even among adults who have long-standing COPD or asthma.
A complex and expensive procedure, a lung transplant can prolong survival and improve quality of life for those with end-stage lung diseases.
The goal of COPD treatment is not only to prolong life, but also to help maintain independence and alleviate discomfort. Here’s what to expect.