Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease develops slowly. Symptoms include wheezing, a chronic cough with phlegm, and shortness of breath.
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Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease narrow the airways and make breathing difficult. However, they affect the airways in slightly different ways.
Household dust may be exposing you to a host of potentially toxic chemicals from products you use every day. Here’s how to stay safe.
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.
People with moderate to severe COPD may be at high risk of falling—especially during a flare.
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.
Left untreated, depression can adversely affect overall health and effectiveness of COPD therapy.
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