Living with COPD

Living with COPD
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Living with COPD - Early Days
If you are experiencing symptoms of breathlessness or coughing for no reason, it is important to seek the help of your doctor or a specialist. This 'Speaking From Experience' video…
Living with COPD - Disclosure
Disclosing COPD is helpful in teaching others about the illness, as well as things they may be doing which can exacerbate the condition for those who have it. This 'Speaking…
Living with COPD - Management: Medications
COPD is very manageable with daily medication and regular vaccinations for flu and pneumonia, which can become lethal for those with COPD. This 'Speaking From Experience' video clip offers first-hand…
Living with COPD - Management: Diet & Exercise
Eating well and doing the right kind of exercise is critical to keeping the symptoms of COPD at bay. This 'Speaking From Experience' video clip offers first-hand experiences from people…
Living with COPD - Smoking Cessation
Smoking and exposure to smoking environments are among the leading causes of COPD. When managing COPD, it is very important to avoid cigarette smoke. This 'Speaking From Experience' video clip…
Living with COPD - Psychological Impact
COPD can have an impact on mental health when in the throes of a coughing spell or on an everyday basis when considering activities in which one can no longer…
Living with COPD - Support
Support is an important component in helping to manage COPD and can come in many forms, including help from friends and family, support groups and good communication with your health…
Living with COPD - Words of Wisdom
Peer support is an invaluable resource for helping people realize that their COPD is a manageable and treatable illness, with which they can live a productive and full life. Hearing…

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