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15 Effective Home Remedies To Treat COPD

Do you have trouble breathing throughout the day? Does your chest feel heavy and you keep coughing incessantly? Chances are you have contracted COPD. Now, do not panic, for COPD too can be treated at home. Read on to know more about COPD and the remedies that can help you treat it at home.   COPD – An Overview: Image: …

How to Choose a Bed Pillow for COPD & Sleep Apnea

Sleep difficulties are a common side effect to health problems such as sleep apnea or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Your quality of life can be adversely affected if you cannot get the proper sleep each night to restore your body. Choosing the correct type of bed pillow helps reduce the symptoms of these diseases so that you can rest …

How to Choose a Bed Pillow for COPD & Sleep Apnea

Sleep difficulties are a common side effect to health problems such as sleep apnea or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Your quality of life can be adversely affected if you cannot get the proper sleep each night to restore your body. Choosing the correct type of bed pillow helps reduce the symptoms of these diseases so that you can rest …

How to Give Oxygen to COPD Patients (with Pictures)

Respiratory therapy techniques which are commonly used for patients with lung and pulmonary diseases such as COPD include aerosol therapy and the use of bronchodilators, intermittent positive pressure “deep breathing” treatments and oxygen therapy. Oxygen therapy should be considered when the arterial oxygen blood gas reading is low enough (less than 55 mm of mercury). The most convenient devices for …

How to Reverse the Symptoms of COPD

Research shows that among the millions of smokers in the United States today, as many as half will develop health problems related to smoking, including COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). Many former smokers may already have lung damage that could lead to COPD. While the condition develops slowly, symptoms worsen over time, especially if not treated. Smoking is the main …

How to Diagnose COPD: 13 Steps

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Progressive lung disease is a type of the disease that gets worse with time. There were over three million deaths from COPD across the world in 2012, which accounts for 6% of the total global deaths that year. Currently, …