Living with COPD means that your lungs can be more sensitive to outside air quality. Below are a few resources you can use to learn more about air quality and even find real-time reports on the quality of air near you.Read More
When a loved one has COPD or another chronic lung disease, knowing how to balance taking care of them and yourself can be difficult. This page provides helpful resources for caregivers including guides on helping your loved one quit smoking and how to take time out of your day for yourself.
If you’ve just been diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), you may have a lot of questions. This page is a great resource for learning about all aspects of the disease including talking to your doctor, flare-up signs and symptoms, and disease management.
If you have a chronic lung disease, you know that staying healthy plays an important part in managing your symptoms and overall well-being. The right exercise methods, diet, and other techniques can help you stay healthy with chronic lung disease and get you back to doing the things you love.
COPD 101 Resources
Also known as the AQI, Air Quality Index is a tool used by many different organizations and the federal government to describe air pollution levels¹. For people with COPD, air quality can be a large factor in how much time they’d like to spend outside. Some areas with lower air quality make it more difficult for people with lung disease to go about their daily activities without more trouble breathing. This post will tell you about the AQI.Read More
Topics: Staying Healthy
While many people are familiar with the symptoms of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, it can be difficult to assess the seriousness of the condition on your own. This is why it is ultimately up to the diagnosis of a healthcare professional to decide whether or not your symptoms mean you have COPD. Below are some of the most common tests used by physicians when identifying COPD.Read More