Anxiety and depression aren’t a natural part of agin. Experts say mental health issues are often tied to having other medical problems and getting help is the first step toward feeling better.
COPD fatigue is real. And really hard. But even though you’re using more energy to breathe than you used to, you can beat the fatigue and have an awesome, fun-filled life.
Did you know that the cold can also spell trouble for your heart and lungs? Here’s how to avoid complications from hypothermia to COPD and asthma.
A new study shows even light smokers can develop deadly lung diseases such as emphysema and COPD. Pulmonologist Humberto Choi, MD, explains the findings.
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Wondering if a lung transplant can cure chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or severe asthma? Tap or click for the answer.
If you’re suffering from COPD, you may be a good candidate for pulmonary rehabilitation. If you stick with it, it can help you breathe easier and improve your quality of life.
Opioids that help manage chronic pain can cause breathing problems for some people. If that’s the case for you, there are plenty of other ways to control your pain.
Have you ever bent over to grab something only to be paralyzed by sharp back pain? If you haven’t had a fall or experienced any other trauma and you’re beyond age 60, another possible reason is a compression fracture. It’s more common in postmenopausal women, but it can happen in men too.
Doctors and researchers are testing a new procedure that doesn’t involve surgery to help patients with a devastating lung disease called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD, which encompasses a group of conditions, is permanent lung damage that gets worse over time. The two most prevalent forms of COPD are chronic bronchitis and emphysema. People with … Read More