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Stay On Top Of COPD (Part Two)

More of the practical things you can do to manage COPD.

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Stay On Top Of COPD (Part One)

COPD is a difficult disease, but don’t ever let anyone tell you that nothing can be done for it. COPD may not be curable, but it is treatable and it is manageable.

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Coming To Terms With COPD

It’s not uncommon for people with chronic health problems to experience anxious or depressed feelings. But with COPD, there seems to be an extra strong link between COPD and mood disorders - the umbrella term for problems like anxiety and depression.

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Understanding Severe COPD

COPD is a progressive disease and knowing what to expect in the later stages of COPD can help you be prepared.

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De-stressing COPD

Life is stressful enough, without the added burden of a chronic illness. Sometimes, dealing with COPD can make you feel as though the weight of the world is on your shoulders.

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Catching Z’s With COPD

COPD can reduce the quality of your sleep in several ways and that’s not a good thing because sleep is vital to health and wellbeing.

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Extra Issues With COPD

While the focus is understandably on breathing, people with COPD can also have problems with swallowing and incontinence.

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Clear The Way

Coughing is a natural defence against getting your breathing tubes clogged up with lots of thick, sticky mucus (sputum or phlegm). This can often happen in COPD, especially if you have the chronic bronchitis type.

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The Healthy Middle Ground

We’ve all heard reports of the obesity epidemic in the media and know that being overweight or obese isn’t good for you. But, with COPD, being underweight is a problem too. The goal is to be somewhere in between.

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You Are What You Eat (Part One)

No matter who you are, what you eat has a powerful effect on your health, but it’s especially important to eat a healthy balanced diet if you have COPD.

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Fighting Fit With COPD (Part One)

A diagnosis of COPD can be pretty confronting and, it’s true, there’s no magic pill to cure it. But there are a lot of things you can do to feel better now and stay healthier into the future – and exercising regularly is a really powerful one.

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COPD: The Bigger Picture

Although COPD puts the focus squarely on your lungs, there are a few other health conditions to keep in mind. Problems like heart disease and osteoporosis tend to be very common among people with COPD.

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What’s Up Doc?

It takes more than an apple a day to keep the doctor away when you have COPD. But, if you manage it well, you shouldn’t need to set up camp in your GP’s waiting room, either.

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But Wait, There’s More To Know About COPD

The breathing difficulties that come with COPD can be made worse by other respiratory conditions, such as asthma, bronchiectasis and interstitial lung disease.

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COPD Explained

There are many different types of lung disease. If you have COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, this means you have either chronic bronchitis, or emphysema, or both of these conditions.

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