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  1. COPD
  2. Bullectomy for COPD
  3. COPD and Sex
  4. Nebulizer for COPD Treatment
  5. Avoiding COPD Triggers Learn how to avoid the things that make your COPD symptoms worse.
  6. COPD Flare-Ups
  7. Lung Function in COPD
  8. COPD Action Plan
  9. COPD: Help for Caregivers
  10. COPD's Effect on the Lungs
  11. Ventilation Options for COPD
  12. Spirometry Tests for COPD
  13. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs Learn three ways to get mucus out of your lungs so you can breathe easier.
  14. COPD: How to Use a Nebulizer Learn how to use a nebulizer correctly.
  15. COPD: Keeping Your Quality of Life Learn how you can stay as active and healthy as possible with COPD.
  16. COPD: Take This Chance to Quit Smoking Find motivation to quit by comparing what you tell yourself about smoking and what the facts are.
  17. COPD: You Can Still Be Active Commit to taking small steps to stay active with COPD.
  18. COPD: Time to Decide About Smoking Learn how continuing to smoke will affect your COPD symptoms.
  19. COPD: What Happens to Your Lungs Learn how COPD affects your lungs and makes it hard to breathe.
  20. COPD: Eating Well for Strength and Energy Learn how good nutrition can give you energy and help you stay healthy.
  21. COPD: Exercises for Easier Breathing Learn some exercises for your lungs to make it easier to breathe.
  22. COPD: Exercises for Building Strength Try a few gentle and safe exercises to build your strength.
  23. COPD: Learning to Breathe Easier
  24. COPD: Handling a Flare-Up
  25. COPD: Keeping Your Diet Healthy Covers eating healthy foods when you have COPD. Looks at how shortness of breath may make eating harder and why it is important to eat regularly. Offers tips to make eating easier and help you get necessary nutrition.
  26. COPD: Avoiding Weight Loss Covers causes of weight and muscle loss when you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Includes why weight loss is a concern with COPD and how to avoid it. Guides you through ways to add nutritious calories and protein to your diet.
  27. COPD: Using Exercise to Feel Better Covers ways to exercise and stay active with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Explains that exercise makes muscles and heart stronger and may improve shortness of breath. Includes warning to talk to your doctor before starting exercise.
  28. COPD: Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  29. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Discusses causes and symptoms of COPD. Looks at chronic bronchitis and emphysema, two diseases that are usually a part of COPD. Covers quitting smoking. Includes treatment with bronchodilators and inhaled corticosteroids. Offers home treatment tips.
  30. COPD: Avoiding Your Triggers
  31. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs
  32. Anticholinergics for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers anticholinergic medicines to relax and enlarge airways in lungs with COPD. Lists generic and brand names such as ipratropium (Atrovent), tiotropium (Spiriva), and ipratropium and albuterol (Combivent). Includes how well they work and side effects.
  33. Beta2-Agonists for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers beta2-agonists for COPD. Looks at bronchodilator medicines to relax and enlarge airways in the lungs, making breathing easier. Lists generic and brand names such as albuterol (Proventil). Includes how well they work and side effects.
  34. Methylxanthines for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers methylxanthines for COPD. Looks at medicines that help relax airways, improve breathing, and help get mucus out of the lungs. Lists generic and brand names such as theophylline (Theo-24). Includes how well they work and side effects.
  35. Corticosteroids for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers medicines to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Includes inhaled corticosteroids delivered by metered-dose inhaler and sometimes dry powder inhalers. Covers why they are used, how well they work, and side effects.
  36. COPD: Taking Medicines After a Flare-Up Learn how taking COPD medicines correctly helps prevent flare-ups and trips to the hospital.
  37. COPD: Try a New Quit-Smoking Strategy Hear how one man with COPD finally quit after many years of smoking.
  38. Conserving Energy When You Have COPD or Other Chronic Conditions
  39. COPD and Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Deficiency
  40. Sarah's Story: Dealing With the Emotions From COPD
  41. Fran's Story: Finding Support When You Have COPD
  42. Cal's Story: Learning to Exercise When You Have COPD
  43. Oxygen Treatment for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers oxygen treatment to increase oxygen flow to lungs and blood when you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Explains that oxygen therapy may slow or prevent heart failure. Covers oxygen use during exercise, sleep, and travel.
  44. Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  45. Coughs, Age 12 and Older Briefly discusses causes of coughs, including common cold, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, GERD, COPD, choking, or chemicals in the air. Offers interactive tool to help decide when to seek care. Also offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  46. Lungs and Airways Has info on general coughs, pneumonia, tuberculosis, and COPD. Also has chest X-ray info and interactive topics on bronchitis and croup.
  47. Breathing Problems: Using a Dry Powder Inhaler Covers using an inhaler to get needed medicine into lungs quickly. Describes dry powder inhalers, how they work, and why to use them. Includes pictures on how to use a dry powder inhaler.
  48. Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax) Briefly discusses causes and symptoms of a collapsed lung (also called pneumothorax). Covers how it is diagnosed and treated. Links to info on COPD, asthma, cystic fibrosis, and pneumonia.
  49. Physical Therapy Discusses exercise, manual therapy, and education for chronic conditions like COPD or arthritis. Covers goals that include increasing flexibility, strength, and endurance. Covers what to expect.
  50. Breathing Problems: Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler
  51. Oxygen Delivery Systems
  52. Traveling With Oxygen
  53. Chest X-Ray
  54. Forced Expiratory Volume and Forced Vital Capacity
  55. Home Lung Function Test
  56. Lung Function Tests
  57. Tips for Reducing Indoor Pollutants in Your Home
  58. Using Oxygen Therapy at Home Learn how to safely use oxygen in your home.
  59. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Genetic Testing
  60. Using Oxygen: Tips for Cannula and Skin Care Learn how to take care of your skin and your oxygen nosepiece.
  61. Ned's Story: Quitting Smoking
  62. Using Oxygen When Away From Home Learn how to take oxygen along when you travel by air, train, or cruise ship.
  63. Productive Coughs
  64. Living With More Than One Health Problem
  65. Automated Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  66. Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler Without a Spacer Learn the correct way to use an inhaler that doesn't have a spacer.
  67. Oxygen Therapy: Using Oxygen at Home
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