Antibiotics May Help COPD
Treatment guidelines now recommend that antibiotics be used to treat worsening COPD caused by a bacterial infection.
COPD: Take a Hand in Your Health
To manage your COPD, it’s important to talk with your provider when you have questions about your symptoms, treatment, medications, exercise, or diet.
COPD: When Symptoms Get Worse
Be aware of the early warning signs of change, such as more frequent symptoms or the onset of a new symptom.
Five Steps to Knock Out Stress
Stress can make COPD symptoms worse. Here are some quick ways to stay calm.
How COPD Affects the Lungs
Every breath can be a chore when you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Signs of Respiratory Distress
It's important to learn the symptoms of respiratory distress to know how to respond appropriately.
Your COPD Action Plan
Writing this document with your doctor can help you recognize a symptom flare-up—and take the right action to prevent serious problems.