COPD

    4 Stages Of COPD

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease that tends to get worse over time. Although there is no cure, it can be…

    Why Does COPD Cause Weight Loss?

    Living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) means finding ways to breathe easier, but shortness of breath – dyspnea – doesn’t only affect your lungs. Shortness…

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    FDA Approves New COPD Drug

    A new drug to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). READ: What Is COPD?…

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    The Emotional Side Of COPD

    Living with COPD may cause fear, anxiety, depression, and stress. Here are some tips to feel more comfortable and relaxed… LIKE BlackDoctor.org on Facebook! Get…

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    The Two Types Of COPD

    Chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) is an umbrella term describing two different types of lung diseases. COPD affects about 27 million Americans. One in five…

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    How Is COPD Treated?

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the US. It kills more than 120,000 Americans each year. According to…

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    How To Eat With COPD

    If you have trouble breathing, daily activities—even eating a meal—can be a challenge. Healthy eating is particularly important if you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease…