It’s a sad fact that people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, better known as COPD, have trouble doing what connects us to life – they can’t easily breathe. Find four common myths about this condition, as well as tips to cope.
Adult-onset asthma is more common — and more serious — than you may think. Find out why asthma hits adults harder thank kids. Learn which symptoms to watch for and how to control your asthma.
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.
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.
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Regular exercise is your friend if you suffer with COPD. Find out how exercise can ease your symptoms and help you spend less time in the ER.
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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.
Acupuncture, a technique used in Eastern Medicine, may hold promise to COPD sufferers as shown in the data from a recent clinical trial, published in the May edition of Archives of Internal Medicine. According to the American Lung Association, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States. … Read More