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  1. Anticholinergics for ChronicObstructivePulmonary 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.
  2. Corticosteroids for ChronicObstructivePulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers medicines to treat chronicobstructivepulmonary 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.
  3. Beta2-Agonists for ChronicObstructivePulmonary 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.
  4. Oxygen Treatment for ChronicObstructivePulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers oxygen treatment to increase oxygen flow to lungs and blood when you have chronicobstructivepulmonary disease (COPD). Explains that oxygen therapy may slow or prevent heart failure. Covers oxygen use during exercise, sleep, and travel.
  5. Pulmonary Rehabilitation for ChronicObstructivePulmonary Disease (COPD)
  6. Methylxanthines for ChronicObstructivePulmonary 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.
  7. COPD (ChronicObstructivePulmonary 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.
  8. COPD
  9. 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.
  10. COPD: Using Exercise to Feel Better Covers ways to exercise and stay active with chronicobstructivepulmonary 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.
  11. COPD Action Plan
  12. COPD: Avoiding Weight Loss Covers causes of weight and muscle loss when you have chronicobstructivepulmonary 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.
  13. COPD: Keeping Your Quality of Life Learn how you can stay as active and healthy as possible with COPD.
  14. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs Learn three ways to get mucus out of your lungs so you can breathe easier.
  15. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs
  16. COPD: Learning to Breathe Easier
  17. COPD: Avoiding Your Triggers
  18. COPD: Exercises for Easier Breathing Learn some exercises for your lungs to make it easier to breathe.
  19. COPD: Exercises for Building Strength Try a few gentle and safe exercises to build your strength.
  20. COPD: You Can Still Be Active Commit to taking small steps to stay active with COPD.
  21. COPD: Eating Well for Strength and Energy Learn how good nutrition can give you energy and help you stay healthy.
  22. 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.
  23. COPD: Taking Medicines After a Flare-Up Learn how taking COPD medicines correctly helps prevent flare-ups and trips to the hospital.
  24. COPD: Take This Chance to Quit Smoking Find motivation to quit by comparing what you tell yourself about smoking and what the facts are.
  25. COPD: Time to Decide About Smoking Learn how continuing to smoke will affect your COPD symptoms.
  26. COPD: Try a New Quit-Smoking Strategy Hear how one man with COPD finally quit after many years of smoking.
  27. Bullectomy for COPD
  28. COPD and Sex
  29. Conserving Energy When You Have COPD or Other Chronic Conditions
  30. Spirometry Tests for COPD
  31. COPD's Effect on the Lungs
  32. COPD Flare-Ups
  33. Nebulizer for COPD Treatment
  34. Avoiding COPD Triggers Learn how to avoid the things that make your COPD symptoms worse.
  35. COPD: Help for Caregivers
  36. Ventilation Options for COPD
  37. Lung Function in COPD
  38. COPD: What Happens to Your Lungs Learn how COPD affects your lungs and makes it hard to breathe.
  39. COPD: Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  40. COPD: How to Use a Nebulizer Learn how to use a nebulizer correctly.
  41. COPD: Handling a Flare-Up
  42. Breathing Problems: Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler
  43. COPD and Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Deficiency
  44. Sarah's Story: Dealing With the Emotions From COPD
  45. Fran's Story: Finding Support When You Have COPD
  46. Cal's Story: Learning to Exercise When You Have COPD
  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. Ned's Story: Quitting Smoking
  49. Oxygen Therapy: Using Oxygen at Home

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