Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) – Medical Marijuana Research Overview

The following information is presented for educational purposes only. Medical Marijuana Inc. provides this information to provide an understanding of the potential applications of cannabidiol. Links to third party websites do not constitute an endorsement of these organizations by Medical Marijuana Inc. and none should be inferred. The third leading cause of death in the United States, COPD is a …

This Plant Compound Reverses COPD Damage In Lungs, According To Research

COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is an umbrella term that is used to describe progressive lung disease. Diseases under COPD include emphysema, chronic bronchitis, asthma and some forms of bronchiectasis.   30 million people in the United States are affected by COPD. Over time COPD can get progressively worse and negatively affect breathing. Symptoms include increased breathlessness, wheezing, tightness …

New guidelines for treatment and management of COPD exacerbations

A multi-disciplinary task force of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) experts has published comprehensive new guidelines on the treatment of COPD exacerbations, providing new advice on the treatment of exacerbations in outpatients and the initiation of pulmonary rehabilitation during or after an exacerbation of COPD, among other topics. The European Respiratory Society (ERS) and American Thoracic Society (ATS) collaborated to …

10 Things You Might Not Know About COPD

COPD is a complex and intricate group of conditions. Even for those who educate and familiarize themselves with this condition regularly, there are always new things to learn and new facts to share. We’ve compiled ten interesting facts that you and/or your friends and family might not know. Take a look and see if any of them strike you as …