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  1. COPD
  2. Bullectomy for COPD
  3. COPD and Sex
  4. COPD Flare-Ups
  5. Nebulizer for COPD Treatment
  6. COPD Action Plan
  7. Avoiding COPD Triggers Learn how to avoid the things that make your COPD symptoms worse.
  8. COPD: Help for Caregivers
  9. COPD's Effect on the Lungs
  10. Ventilation Options for COPD
  11. Lung Function in COPD
  12. History and Physical Exam for COPD Asks about symptoms, smoking, and personal and family history of respiratory disease. Exam includes checking weight and height, and listening to heart and lungs. Includes checking fingers, legs, and feet for swelling. Explains risk factors.
  13. Spirometry Tests for COPD
  14. COPD: Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  15. 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.
  16. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs Learn three ways to get mucus out of your lungs so you can breathe easier.
  17. COPD: How to Use a Nebulizer Learn how to use a nebulizer correctly.
  18. COPD: Keeping Your Quality of Life Learn how you can stay as active and healthy as possible with COPD.
  19. COPD: Take This Chance to Quit Smoking Find motivation to quit by comparing what you tell yourself about smoking and what the facts are.
  20. COPD: You Can Still Be Active Commit to taking small steps to stay active with COPD.
  21. COPD: Time to Decide About Smoking Learn how continuing to smoke will affect your COPD symptoms.
  22. COPD: What Happens to Your Lungs Learn how COPD affects your lungs and makes it hard to breathe.
  23. COPD: Eating Well for Strength and Energy Learn how good nutrition can give you energy and help you stay healthy.
  24. COPD: Exercises for Easier Breathing Learn some exercises for your lungs to make it easier to breathe.
  25. COPD: Exercises for Building Strength Try a few gentle and safe exercises to build your strength.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. COPD: Avoiding Your Triggers
  30. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs
  31. COPD: Learning to Breathe Easier
  32. COPD: Handling a Flare-Up
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. COPD and Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Deficiency
  38. Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  39. COPD: Taking Medicines After a Flare-Up Learn how taking COPD medicines correctly helps prevent flare-ups and trips to the hospital.
  40. COPD: Try a New Quit-Smoking Strategy Hear how one man with COPD finally quit after many years of smoking.
  41. Conserving Energy When You Have COPD or Other Chronic Conditions
  42. 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.
  43. Sarah's Story: Dealing With the Emotions From COPD
  44. Fran's Story: Finding Support When You Have COPD
  45. Cal's Story: Learning to Exercise When You Have COPD
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. Breathing Problems: Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler
  52. Oxygen Delivery Systems
  53. Traveling With Oxygen
  54. Chest X-Ray
  55. Home Lung Function Test
  56. Lung Function Tests
  57. Forced Expiratory Volume and Forced Vital Capacity
  58. Tips for Reducing Indoor Pollutants in Your Home
  59. Using Oxygen Therapy at Home Learn how to safely use oxygen in your home.
  60. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Genetic Testing
  61. Using Oxygen: Tips for Cannula and Skin Care Learn how to take care of your skin and your oxygen nosepiece.
  62. Ned's Story: Quitting Smoking
  63. Using Oxygen When Away From Home Learn how to take oxygen along when you travel by air, train, or cruise ship.
  64. Automated Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  65. Productive Coughs
  66. Living With More Than One Health Problem
  67. Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler Without a Spacer Learn the correct way to use an inhaler that doesn't have a spacer.
  68. Oxygen Therapy: Using Oxygen at Home
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