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  1. Acute Bronchitis Describes acutebronchitis, which is short-term inflammation of the tubes carrying air to the lungs. Explains difference between bronchitis and pneumonia. Includes causes and symptoms like cough. Covers treatment options.
  2. Why You Don't Need Antibiotics for Bronchitis Learn why you probably don't need an antibiotic when you have acutebronchitis.
  3. Bronchitis: Should I Take Antibiotics? Guides through decision to take antibiotics for acutebronchitis. Explains when antibiotics are helpful. Covers risks of antibiotics. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Coughs, Age 11 and Younger Briefly discusses causes of coughs in children, including common cold, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, allergies, choking, or chemicals in the air. Offers interactive tool to help decide when to seek care. Also offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  7. COPD: Learning to Breathe Easier
  8. COPD: Avoiding Your Triggers
  9. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs
  10. Avoiding COPD Triggers Learn how to avoid the things that make your COPD symptoms worse.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. Tests for Lung Infections
  15. 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.
  16. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs Learn three ways to get mucus out of your lungs so you can breathe easier.
  17. COPD: Taking Medicines After a Flare-Up Learn how taking COPD medicines correctly helps prevent flare-ups and trips to the hospital.
  18. COPD: Keeping Your Quality of Life Learn how you can stay as active and healthy as possible with COPD.
  19. COPD: You Can Still Be Active Commit to taking small steps to stay active with COPD.
  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 Action Plan
  24. Breathing Problems: Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler
  25. COPD: Take This Chance to Quit Smoking Find motivation to quit by comparing what you tell yourself about smoking and what the facts are.
  26. COPD: Time to Decide About Smoking Learn how continuing to smoke will affect your COPD symptoms.
  27. COPD: Try a New Quit-Smoking Strategy Hear how one man with COPD finally quit after many years of smoking.
  28. COPD's Effect on the Lungs
  29. Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  30. COPD: Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  31. COPD: How to Use a Nebulizer Learn how to use a nebulizer correctly.
  32. Conserving Energy When You Have COPD or Other Chronic Conditions
  33. Nebulizer for COPD Treatment
  34. COPD: What Happens to Your Lungs Learn how COPD affects your lungs and makes it hard to breathe.
  35. COPD Flare-Ups
  36. Bullectomy for COPD
  37. COPD and Sex
  38. COPD: Handling a Flare-Up
  39. Sarah's Story: Dealing With the Emotions From COPD
  40. Ned's Story: Quitting Smoking
  41. Fran's Story: Finding Support When You Have COPD
  42. COPD: Help for Caregivers
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. Spirometry Tests for COPD
  48. Ventilation Options for COPD
  49. COPD and Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Deficiency
  50. Cal's Story: Learning to Exercise When You Have COPD
  51. 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.
  52. Lung Function in COPD
  53. Oxygen Therapy: Using Oxygen at Home

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