Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Watch this to help you understand what happens when you have a COPD flare-up, and what you can do if you have one.
Learn some common techniques that may help you quit smoking - a habit that is the most common cause of COPD.
If you have a lung condition such as asthma or COPD, your doctor may decide to treat you with a medicine that you breathe into your lungs. You will inhale it with either a nebulizer or an inhaler device. These devices have some important differences.
Watch this to help understand why you might be prescribed oxygen therapy, and how it might help you in your daily life.
A peak flow meter is a handheld device that measures how well your lungs are working. It shows how fast you can push air out of your lungs when you exhale. This measurement can be useful for asthma patients. It can help you decide how to treat your asthma symptoms. It can help you recognize when it's time to seek medical advice.
This clip helps you to learn about Bronchial Hygiene techniques and how they help remove mucus from your lungs letting you breathe easier.
This clip will help you to understand that being at a healthy weight, and what you eat and how you eat affects how you feel with COPD.
Watching this will help you to understand that daily physical activity is very important when you have COPD.
This clip will help you to understand that it is important to find ways to conserve energy throughout the day when you have COPD.
This clip will help you understand that when you have COPD, joining a pulmonary rehabilitation program can help you to do more in your daily life.
Watch this clip to help understand ways to help cope with depression and other negative emotions when living with COPD.
Learn to recognizing trouble signs and COPD triggers from patients living with COPD and pulmonary doctors.
Learn how to use belly breathing to help with shortness of breath from COPD or other lung diseases with the American Lung Association.
Learn how to use pursed lip breathing to help with shortness of breath from COPD or other lung diseases with the American Lung Association.