COPD and Depression: The Unspoken Reality

Anxiety and depression are often under diagnosed and undertreated in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The reality, however, is that COPD and depression often go hand-in-hand. World Health Day is April 7, and mental health is just as important as physical health. In honor of that, we are shedding some light on a topic that too often gets brushed under the rug: COPD and …

Staying strong through the cold snap (COPD)

As we enter January, there’s no doubt that the weather has started to “turn”, with temperatures of -2oC widely recorded across the UK last week.  Whilst the early morning frost and crisp conditions lend themselves to the festive season, there is a “darker” side to the cold weather, which can be dangerous for vulnerable groups such as older people and …

Inserm study says common cleaning products can cause COPD

Using bleach and household cleaning products can increase your chances of fatal lung disease by a third Cleaning chemicals increase the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease  Breathing in bleach ups the chances of smoking-related conditions by a third   COPD is a group of lung conditions including bronchitis and emphysema Study was led by Dr Orianne Dumas from the French National …

This Plant Compound Can Help to Treat COPD Damage In Lungs, According To Research

Lung disease has several triggers and COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is one of the biggest. Issues that arise from this disease include emphysema, chronic bronchitis, asthma and other types of bronchiectasis. In America, more than 30 million people are diagnosed with COPD. This disease is quite sneaky and tends to escalate significantly. The biggest threat it poses is …