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Best Natural Treatments for COPD

Joseph BoyleJan 1, '20

When you’re living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), you understand how challenging it can be to do your favorite activities, get enough nutrition and feel like yourself. Sometimes trying something different helps people improve. To help you get back to your favorite activities and to help you breathe easier, here are some of the best natural treatments for COPD.  

Stages of COPD: Mild through End-Stage COPD

Joseph BoyleJan 1, '20

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a complex and progressive chronic lung disease. Typically, COPD includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. COPD is characterized by the restriction of airflow into and out of the lungs. The obstruction of airflow makes breathing difficult. The causes of COPD include smoking, long-term exposure to air pollutants and a rare genetic disorder.

How Serious Is Flu?

Joseph BoyleFeb 18, '18

How Serious Is Flu? Each winter, millions of people suffer from seasonal flu. Flu—the short name for influenza—is caused by viruses. Viruses are very small germs. Some viruses can spread easily from one person to another. They cause illnesses or infections like the flu.

11 Breathing Tips for People With COPD

Joseph BoyleFeb 10, '18

When you have COPD, it can be hard to breathe. Although there's no cure for the disease, there are plenty of lifestyle changes you can make to help with breathing and to keep your COPD from getting worse -- and to help you feel better.

Four Autumn COPD Tips for Better Breathing

Joseph BoyleOct 25, '17

As the seasons change, your COPD symptoms may become more difficult to manage. Especially during the transition into fall, the cool winds and abundance of allergens can exacerbate your illness. However, you don’t need to suffer, if you plan ahead and increase your self-care during this time of year.