6 Tips to Better Breathing with COPD


If you smoke, make a plan to quit

Identify & avoid your triggers and irritants

Learn how to balance activity and rest

Learn how to clear your airways

Take your medicine as prescribed

Talk to your doctor about supplemental oxygen

Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton


Kathi is an experienced consumer health education writer, with a prior career in nursing that spanned more than 30 years — much of it in the field of home health care. Over the past 15 years, she's been an avid contributor for a number of consumer health websites, specializing in asthma, allergy, and COPD. She writes not only as a healthcare professional, but also as a lifelong sufferer of severe allergies and mild asthma, and as a caregiver for her mother with COPD.