COPD Healthcare Magazine

COPD  Healthcare Magazine

I Was Diagnosed With COPD at 42

I started taking Prolastin when I was diagnosed with COPD in 1989 at the age of 42, and I believe it has been what has kept me alive.

I found out I was an alpha-1 (alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is a condition that is caused by a gene ...

I Manage COPD With a Transtracheal Oxygen Device

I was diagnosed with COPD in 2005, and I’ve been on oxygen full-time since 2006, when I had a bout of pneumonia. I am what is called a high-flow oxygen user. At rest, I need about 4 to 6 liters per minute. When I’m exercising, ...

I Fought COPD With Pulmonary Rehab and a Lung Transplant

An important aspect to improving breathing and lifestyle if you have COPD (or any type of breathing impairment) is pulmonary rehabilitation and exercise. I have COPD/emphysema and was so exhausted just breathing; it was difficult to do any exercise.

As many as 1 in 10 children in the U.S. have asthma, a lung condition that is responsible for one-quarter of all emergency room visits each year. About 1 in 20 adults have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), ...

Danica Patrick: How I Stay Healthy on the Go

The macho world of auto racing seems like it’d be a difficult place for a woman to feel at home. But Danica Patrick makes driving 200 mph with the guys look like a walk in the park.

I''m a Nonsmoker, But I Have Emphysema Due to a Rare Genetic Condition

I’d had severe asthma since infancy, but as a child I never told anyone. I didn’t want to be treated like a baby because of my asthma, and at school I didn’t want to be perceived as a weakling. In ...

How COPD Can Harm Your Heart

If you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), you’re at an increased risk for developing other health problems, such as osteoporosis, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) , diabetes, and heart disease. ...

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A Guide to COPD in Your 20s, 30s, 40s, and Beyond

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive disorder with mild symptoms that get worse over time—and there’s no cure. Lifestyle changes and treatments, however, can slow it down. ...

How Quitting Smoking Can Slow Down COPD

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Food stamps may not improve food security, diet quality – Reuters

Orexigen reaches weight-loss milestone – U-T San Diego

Weakness signals surge in healthy eating? – CNBC.com

The Workout: A Woman in Nascar – New York Times (blog)

Morning-after pill may not work for overweight women – CNN

Food Stamps Too Skimpy to Improve Food Security or Diet, Study Finds – DailyFinance

Kettlebells swing to a full body workout – Reuters

Black Girls RUN! hopes to chase away obesity – Orlando Sentinel

Winter Tires: Could They Be Hazardous To Your Health?

Your Ideal Workout Is Sweaty, Effective And Fun – Huffington Post

Teens trying ''cotton ball diet'' to lose weight – Boston.com (blog)

7 nutrients lacking in your diet – Fox News

How to Slash Heart Risks Tied to Obesity – WebMD

Dieters Subsist on Cotton Balls in Horrible New Weight-Loss Trend – TIME

Overweight people ''taste food differently'' and are less sensitive to sweet … – Daily Mail