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Living Life to the Fullest With COPD

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A Brighter Future With COPD

Many people with COPD feel anxious, depressed, or stressed about their condition. But the reality of living with COPD is much brighter than you may imagine. Medications and treatments can improve your symptoms and slow the progression of the disease. Here are 4 reasons to feel hopeful about your future with COPD ›


7 Daily Tips for Living With COPD

Living with COPD can be challenging. Shortness of breath and other symptoms have a big impact on your day-to-day routine and can lead to feeling helpless. But planning ahead can make all the difference. Try these 7 daily tips to live life more fully with COPD

Ways to Help Someone with COPD

When someone you love is struggling with a chronic illness that greatly affects their day-to-day life, it's easy to feel powerless when you don't know how to help. Here are 8 ways to make their life easier

How Well Are Your Managing Your COPD?

Determine how well your COPD symptoms are being controlled.

Medications Help Manage COPD Symptoms

COPD has no cure, although medications can make a difference. The goals of treating COPD are to reduce symptoms, slow development of the disease and ward off complications. Breathe easier with these medications

Nutrition and Exercise Tips for COPD

Navigating restaurant menus can be tricky for people with COPD. Try these 8 tips for making restaurant meals work ›

More Coping Strategies for COPD

Having an action plan can tell you exactly what to do when symptoms flare up. Learn more about the symptom and action "zones" ›

Reference: Lungs, Breathing and Respiration section on Better Medicine