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  • Five Steps to Knock Out Stress

    Five Steps to Knock Out Stress Stress is a part of life, but when it gets out of hand, it can harm your health. It can even make medical symptoms worse. When you feel stressed or anxious, you may not...

  • Antibiotics May Help COPD

    Antibiotics May Help COPD If you have certain symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), antibiotics may help. The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease has updated th...

  • COPD: When Symptoms Get Worse

    COPD: When Symptoms Get Worse When the symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) get worse, it’s important not to ignore them. Your goal is to keep your lungs working as well as possib...

  • Your COPD Action Plan

    Your COPD Action Plan Have you ever had a day when you were coughing more than usual? Or you just had less energy? These can signal a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) flare-up. By recogni...

  • COPD: Take a Hand in Your Health

    COPD: Take a Hand in Your Health When it comes to managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), your health care provider works hard to develop a treatment plan that helps control your sympt...

  • Signs of Respiratory Distress

    Signs of Respiratory Distress Learning the signs of respiratory distress People having difficulty breathing often show signs that they are not getting enough oxygen, indicating respiratory distress. ...

  • COPD: Ease Anxiety About Shortness of Breath

    COPD: Ease Anxiety About Shortness of Breath Huffing and puffing when you climb stairs or waking in the middle of the night feeling breathless is no fun. It can make you feel anxious and panicky. Whe...

  • How COPD Affects the Lungs

    How COPD Affects the Lungs Every breath can be a chore when you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The term COPD includes conditions such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis, the Amer...

  • Managing a Chronic Condition

    Managing a Chronic Condition Almost one in two Americans--or 133 million of us—have chronic conditions, according to the CDC. Some conditions, such as heart disease and asthma, are critical or potent...