COPD

Information and resources for seniors living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Symptoms like shortness of breath, wheezing and chronic cough can be treated, but COPD cannot be cured.

COPD Articles

  • Treatments for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

    Current treatments for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) cannot repair the damage to the lungs. However, they can slow further damage and improve COPD symptoms.

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  • An Overview of COPD

    Also known as emphysema or chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a lung disease that makes it hard to breathe. Learn the signs, symptoms and treatments for COPD.

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  • What You Don't Know Can Hurt You When it Comes to COPD

    A new survey shows that COPD sufferers need more information to effectively manage their condition. Experts weigh in on what caregivers and patients need to know.

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