COPD

COPD: What is it?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a long-term lung condition. It gets worse over time, and a range of factors can affect how quickly it progresses. COPD can involve chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and irreversible, or refractory asthma. Some people with COPD have all three conditions. Keep reading to learn more about COPD, including its symptoms, […]

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11 supplements for COPD

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a collective term for a group of chronic lung conditions including chronic bronchitis, refractory asthma, and emphysema. However, there are a number of supplements and remedies available that may help […]

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Anoro (umeclidinium/vilanterol)

What is Anoro? Anoro is a brand-name prescription medication that’s approved to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in adults. COPD is a group of diseases that includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Anoro isn’t approved to treat asthma or to be used as a rescue medication. Anoro is a maintenance treatment. That means it’s meant […]

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What to know about COPD and lung cancer

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What to know about end-stage COPD

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Can nonsmokers get COPD?

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What to know about bullectomy

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COPD and anxiety: Researchers test promising approach

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease affects millions of people worldwide. Its main symptom is breathlessness, which can be distressing and causes many people with this lung condition to experience anxiety. People with COPD-related anxiety would benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy, a new trial finds. According to data from the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 3.17 […]

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What are the early symptoms of COPD?

Early symptoms of COPD include shortness of breath, frequent respiratory infections, and wheezing. COPD does not have a cure, but people who recognize the initial symptoms can often get an early diagnosis and make changes to slow its progression. COPD is a group of conditions that includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. People may mistake the […]

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How do you get COPD?

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