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What You Need To Know About Your Cough

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on Apr 5, 2018 4:49:23 PM

One of the symptoms of COPD is a persistent wet cough. Some coughing is part of the condition and is necessary to help keep passageways clear but there may be other factors that are contributing to your cough. 

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Topics: COPD, COPD Exacerbations, Lung Health

Springtime Allergies and COPD

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on Apr 2, 2018 4:12:27 PM

The days are getting a little bit longer and the weather is getting a little bit milder. Color is starting to appear on the ground and leaves are starting to sprout on the trees. Despite the fact that it's still cold in some parts of the country, there's no doubt that spring has sprung for 2018. Spring can be a beautiful time of year but for COPD patients, increased pollen and other allergens in the air means increased risk of exacerbation. A study conducted at prestigious, Johns Hopkins showed that those with COPD or other chronic respiratory conditions were at risk for exacerbation following a histamine, or allergy attack.

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Topics: COPD, COPD Exacerbations, Lung Health

The Science Behind Corticosteroids and Bone Loss

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on Mar 20, 2018 12:43:44 PM

 

 

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Topics: COPD, COPD Treatment, bone loss

COPD Medications and Increased Fracture Risk

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on Feb 28, 2018 10:57:55 AM

 

 

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Topics: COPD, COPD Treatment, Mobility

Supporting a Loved One with COPD

Posted by Cory Luckner on Feb 21, 2018 11:33:10 AM

 

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Topics: COPD, Depression, Lung Health

CPAP and BiPAP - A Crash Course

Posted by Cory Luckner on Jan 4, 2018 5:37:38 PM

COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an encompassing term used to describe progressive lung disease including chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and asthma. The defining characteristic of COPD is increased breathlessness.

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Topics: COPD

Corticosteroid Therapy to Treat COPD

Posted by Cory Luckner on Jan 3, 2018 12:24:20 AM

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an encompassing term used to describe progressive lung disease including chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and asthma. The defining characteristic of COPD is increased breathlessness.

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Topics: COPD, COPD Treatment

Anti-Inflammatory Foods for COPD Patients

Posted by Cory Luckner on Dec 18, 2017 1:30:28 PM

 

 

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Topics: COPD, Diet Tips

How to Get Into a Clinical Trial

Posted by Cory Luckner on Dec 11, 2017 9:46:34 AM

 

 

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Topics: COPD, clinical trials

Fall and Winter Allergies and COPD

Posted by Cory Luckner on Dec 5, 2017 7:54:34 AM

For those diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), summer seems to have flown past and fall could not have come any quicker, and now winter is upon us. Many people suffer from springtime allergies but from late summer to late fall, weeds pollinate and become a larger producer of inhaled allergens along with mold spores.  Seasonal allergies during the fall and winter are quite common.

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Topics: COPD, COPD Exacerbations

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