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  1. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Discusses causes and symptoms of COPD. Looks at chronicbronchitis 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.
  2. COPD: Learning to Breathe Easier
  3. COPD: Avoiding Your Triggers
  4. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  14. Conserving Energy When You Have COPD or Other Chronic Conditions
  15. 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.
  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 Action Plan
  21. COPD: Eating Well for Strength and Energy Learn how good nutrition can give you energy and help you stay healthy.
  22. COPD: Exercises for Easier Breathing Learn some exercises for your lungs to make it easier to breathe.
  23. COPD: Exercises for Building Strength Try a few gentle and safe exercises to build your strength.
  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. Breathing Problems: Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler
  28. 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.
  29. COPD Flare-Ups
  30. Bullectomy for COPD
  31. COPD and Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Deficiency
  32. COPD and Sex
  33. COPD: Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  34. COPD: How to Use a Nebulizer Learn how to use a nebulizer correctly.
  35. Nebulizer for COPD Treatment
  36. Avoiding COPD Triggers Learn how to avoid the things that make your COPD symptoms worse.
  37. COPD: What Happens to Your Lungs Learn how COPD affects your lungs and makes it hard to breathe.
  38. COPD: Help for Caregivers
  39. COPD's Effect on the Lungs
  40. Ventilation Options for COPD
  41. 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.
  42. COPD: Handling a Flare-Up
  43. Sarah's Story: Dealing With the Emotions From COPD
  44. Ned's Story: Quitting Smoking
  45. Fran's Story: Finding Support When You Have COPD
  46. Cal's Story: Learning to Exercise When You Have COPD
  47. Spirometry Tests for COPD
  48. Lung Function in COPD
  49. Oxygen Therapy: Using Oxygen at Home

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