Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) causes breathing problems that can make it difficult to do the things you normally do each day. This guide helps you understand what COPD is, how it’s treated and where to find others with COPD on the Web.

What is COPD?

COPD refers to two diseases: emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Together, these diseases are the ... read more »

COPD Symptoms and Diagnosis

Doctors use a number of methods, such as X-rays and breathing tests, to determine whether someone ... read more »

Treating and Preventing COPD

Treating COPD can take many paths. Doctors often use medication and, depending on the ... read more »

COPD Management and Support

The Web is a good place to find other people who have COPD. There are many blogs, forums and ... read more »

COPD News and Research

New discoveries about chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder and how it is detected, managed and ... read more »

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