Locations:
Search IconSearch
Yogurt, granola, fruit parfatis, with fruit on cutting boards
April 26, 2024/Lung

What To Eat When You Have COPD

A change in diet won’t cure COPD — but getting to or maintaining a healthy weight will help

male sitting on couch using inhaler and holding chest
January 9, 2024/Lung

Understanding the Difference Between Asthma and COPD

Both conditions have similar symptoms, but different causes and treatments

female with hand on chest holding inhaler in other hand, with of breathlessness float in background
January 4, 2024/Lung

Preventing COPD Exacerbations and Flare-Ups

You can reduce your chances of a flare-up by quitting smoking, avoiding respiratory infections and following your doctor’s orders

close up of arm with nicotine patch on it
January 3, 2024/Lung

How (and Why) to Quit Dipping for Good

Nicotine replacement products and relaxation techniques can help you ditch the dip

Advertisement

Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy

lit cigarette floating in black background
January 2, 2024/Lung

WARNING: Even Light Smoking Affects Respiratory Health

Even only a couple cigarettes a day can lead to potentially deadly lung diseases like COPD and emphysema

older male patient speaking with doctor holding tablet in office
December 21, 2023/Lung

What’s My Risk of Lung Cancer After I Quit Smoking?

Your risk goes down once you quit, but you may still need a lung cancer screening

close up of a person with oxygen supply in nose
December 19, 2023/Lung

Have COPD? Exercise Can Help Keep You Out of the Hospital

Get improved quality of life and breathe better

male doing yoga breathing exercises seated on a bed
December 17, 2023/Lung

Should You Try an Alternative Asthma Treatment?

The effectiveness and safety of many of these options are unknown, so it’s best to stick to traditional care

asthma triggers floating around a set of lungs and a person
December 10, 2023/Lung

How To Stop an Asthma Cough

Avoid triggers like dust, smoke and cold air to lessen your chances of coughing

woman in her forties, using an inhaler
November 27, 2023/Lung

Why Sex Hormones Can Help (or Hurt) Your Asthma

Developmental changes like puberty and menopause can impact symptom severity

BackPage 1 of 7Next

Advertisement

Ad