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  1. COPD
  2. Bullectomy for COPD
  3. COPD and Sex
  4. COPD's Effect on the Lungs
  5. Ventilation Options for COPD
  6. Nebulizer for COPD Treatment
  7. Avoiding COPD Triggers Learn how to avoid the things that make your COPD symptoms worse.
  8. COPD Flare-Ups
  9. Lung Function in COPD
  10. COPD Action Plan
  11. COPD: Help for Caregivers
  12. Spirometry Tests for COPD
  13. COPD: Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  14. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Discusses causes and symptoms of COPD. Looks at chronic bronchitis and emphysema, two diseases that are usually a part of COPD. Covers quitting smoking. Includes treatment with bronchodilators and inhaled corticosteroids. Offers home treatment tips.
  15. COPD: Keeping Your Diet Healthy Covers eating healthy foods when you have COPD. Looks at how shortness of breath may make eating harder and why it is important to eat regularly. Offers tips to make eating easier and help you get necessary nutrition.
  16. COPD: Avoiding Weight Loss Covers causes of weight and muscle loss when you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Includes why weight loss is a concern with COPD and how to avoid it. Guides you through ways to add nutritious calories and protein to your diet.
  17. COPD: Using Exercise to Feel Better Covers ways to exercise and stay active with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Explains that exercise makes muscles and heart stronger and may improve shortness of breath. Includes warning to talk to your doctor before starting exercise.
  18. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs Learn three ways to get mucus out of your lungs so you can breathe easier.
  19. COPD: How to Use a Nebulizer Learn how to use a nebulizer correctly.
  20. COPD: Keeping Your Quality of Life Learn how you can stay as active and healthy as possible with COPD.
  21. COPD: Take This Chance to Quit Smoking Find motivation to quit by comparing what you tell yourself about smoking and what the facts are.
  22. COPD: You Can Still Be Active Commit to taking small steps to stay active with COPD.
  23. COPD: Time to Decide About Smoking Learn how continuing to smoke will affect your COPD symptoms.
  24. COPD: What Happens to Your Lungs Learn how COPD affects your lungs and makes it hard to breathe.
  25. COPD: Eating Well for Strength and Energy Learn how good nutrition can give you energy and help you stay healthy.
  26. COPD: Exercises for Easier Breathing Learn some exercises for your lungs to make it easier to breathe.
  27. COPD: Exercises for Building Strength Try a few gentle and safe exercises to build your strength.
  28. COPD: Learning to Breathe Easier
  29. COPD: Handling a Flare-Up
  30. COPD: Avoiding Your Triggers
  31. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs
  32. Anticholinergics for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers anticholinergic medicines to relax and enlarge airways in lungs with COPD. Lists generic and brand names such as ipratropium (Atrovent), tiotropium (Spiriva), and ipratropium and albuterol (Combivent). Includes how well they work and side effects.
  33. Beta2-Agonists for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers beta2-agonists for COPD. Looks at bronchodilator medicines to relax and enlarge airways in the lungs, making breathing easier. Lists generic and brand names such as albuterol (Proventil). Includes how well they work and side effects.
  34. Methylxanthines for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers methylxanthines for COPD. Looks at medicines that help relax airways, improve breathing, and help get mucus out of the lungs. Lists generic and brand names such as theophylline (Theo-24). Includes how well they work and side effects.
  35. Corticosteroids for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers medicines to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Includes inhaled corticosteroids delivered by metered-dose inhaler and sometimes dry powder inhalers. Covers why they are used, how well they work, and side effects.
  36. Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  37. Oxygen Treatment for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers oxygen treatment to increase oxygen flow to lungs and blood when you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Explains that oxygen therapy may slow or prevent heart failure. Covers oxygen use during exercise, sleep, and travel.
  38. COPD: Taking Medicines After a Flare-Up Learn how taking COPD medicines correctly helps prevent flare-ups and trips to the hospital.
  39. COPD: Try a New Quit-Smoking Strategy Hear how one man with COPD finally quit after many years of smoking.
  40. Conserving Energy When You Have COPD or Other Chronic Conditions
  41. COPD and Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Deficiency
  42. Sarah's Story: Dealing With the Emotions From COPD
  43. Fran's Story: Finding Support When You Have COPD
  44. Cal's Story: Learning to Exercise When You Have COPD
  45. Lungs and Airways Has info on general coughs, pneumonia, tuberculosis, and COPD. Also has chest X-ray info and interactive topics on bronchitis and croup.
  46. Coughs, Age 12 and Older Briefly discusses causes of coughs, including common cold, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, GERD, COPD, choking, or chemicals in the air. Offers interactive tool to help decide when to seek care. Also offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  47. Asthma in Children Discusses causes and symptoms of asthma in children. Looks at treatment with medicine such as inhaled corticosteroid and albuterol. Discusses avoiding triggers and treating attacks. Covers using nebulizers, metered-dose with spacer and dry powder inhalers.
  48. Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax) Briefly discusses causes and symptoms of a collapsed lung (also called pneumothorax). Covers how it is diagnosed and treated. Links to info on COPD, asthma, cystic fibrosis, and pneumonia.
  49. Physical Therapy Discusses exercise, manual therapy, and education for chronic conditions like COPD or arthritis. Covers goals that include increasing flexibility, strength, and endurance. Covers what to expect.
  50. Traveling With Oxygen
  51. Chest X-Ray
  52. Home Lung Function Test
  53. Lung Function Tests
  54. Forced Expiratory Volume and Forced Vital Capacity
  55. Tips for Reducing Indoor Pollutants in Your Home
  56. Using Oxygen Therapy at Home Learn how to safely use oxygen in your home.
  57. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Genetic Testing
  58. Using Oxygen: Tips for Cannula and Skin Care Learn how to take care of your skin and your oxygen nosepiece.
  59. Ned's Story: Quitting Smoking
  60. Using Oxygen When Away From Home Learn how to take oxygen along when you travel by air, train, or cruise ship.
  61. Breathing Problems: Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler
  62. Automated Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  63. Living With More Than One Health Problem
  64. Productive Coughs
  65. Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler Without a Spacer Learn the correct way to use an inhaler that doesn't have a spacer.
  66. Asthma Action Plan for Your Child Learn how following an asthma action plan can help you control your child's asthma.
  67. Breathing Problems: Using a Dry Powder Inhaler Covers using an inhaler to get needed medicine into lungs quickly. Describes dry powder inhalers, how they work, and why to use them. Includes pictures on how to use a dry powder inhaler.
  68. Oxygen Therapy: Using Oxygen at Home
  69. Asthma in Children: Helping a Child Use a Metered-Dose Inhaler and Mask Spacer Covers helping a child with asthma use a metered-dose inhaler with mask spacer. Explains that a metered dose inhaler delivers a measured dose of medicine directly to the lungs. Includes pictures on how to use metered-dose inhaler with mask spacer.
  70. Teaching Your Child to Use an Inhaler With a Spacer Learn how your child should use an inhaler with a spacer.
  71. Asthma in Children: Knowing How Bad an Attack Is
  72. Your Corticosteroid Inhaler: Making It Easier to Breathe Learn why you need to keep using your corticosteroid inhaler and how to make it easier to use.
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