Living

Living with COPD one day at a time. Get tips and read about living and coping with COPD.

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By Janet Plank - October 8, 2017
Are you having trouble breathing? Hyperventilating? Just can’t get air? With COPD, it can often feel like we’re frantic to breathe. There are so many things that can affect our breathing: Smoking:... READ MORE

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By Janet Plank - September 21, 2017
The last thing that I want to tell a group of people is that I’m overweight. I’m not just overweight, I’m obese. I’ve been dieting for years. Looking back, I have been... READ MORE

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By Michelle Vincent - August 24, 2017
“You know, Hobbes, some days even my lucky rocket ship underpants don’t help.” Calvin, “Calvin and Hobbes” by Bill Waterson “Ugh,” I rolled over and grabbed my comforter closer. “I feel bad.... READ MORE

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By Janet Plank - August 1, 2017
When I think of better health, I think of fewer health issues, fewer doctor appointments and yes, better health. It seems strange to talk about better health when you are looking at... READ MORE

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By Editorial Team - July 21, 2017
It’s no secret that the weather can affect your COPD, with rain and humidity topping the list of potential exacerbation triggers. Summer is upon us, and rising temperatures can lead to greater... READ MORE

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