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If you're living with COPD, you may be prescribed multiple medications 
to help control your symptoms and prevent flare-ups. Understanding how each of those medications are given, and how they work, will help you stick with your treatment plan.

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3 Ways to Clear Your Lungs

Controlled coughing, postural drainage and chest percussion can help you loosen and expel excess mucus from your lungs.

COPD Rates Rise in Women

Today, women are 37% more likely than men to have COPD—which includes two lung conditions, chronic bronchitis and emphysema.

6 Signs of a COPD Flare-Up

Know what to watch for so you can seek help immediately during a COPD flare-up.
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9 Exercises for People with COPD

It's tempting to reduce physical activity with COPD, but exercise has many benefits.

COPD Symptoms Can Be Worse in Winter

As the weather turns colder, follow these tips to help keep your COPD from flaring up.

More Treatments for COPD

The Basics on Pulmonary Rehab

Pulmonary rehabilitation programs can often improve function, reduce symptoms, and improve the well-being of patients.

When Oxygen Is Prescribed

When oxygen is prescribed, you’ll be referred to a medical equipment company. They will set up the oxygen unit and teach you how to use it.

At Your Appointment

What to Ask Your Doctor About COPD

Living Better with COPD

Mini-Meals for COPD

Eating small meals throughout the day can help provide the energy your body needs. 

COPD Linked to Chronic Pain

People with COPD often report feelings of pain in their chest, but pain also occurs in their neck, back, and other areas of their body.

A Travel Checklist for COPD

Chronic lung disease shouldn’t stop you from traveling– even if you use oxygen.

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