Navigating Life with COPD

  • Five Common Triggers for Shortness of Breath
    There are many different reasons that you may become short of breath, and if you are just beginning to learn about COPD, you may be wondering what could be your triggers. With... READ MORE
  • Make Your Body COPD Friendly
    Have you every wondered why your breathing is labored even though you have taken your meds, and are sitting relaxing? Or why you have headaches a lot, feel dizzy, uncoordinated, your eyes,... READ MORE
Five Common Triggers for Shortness of Breath
There are many different reasons that you may become short of breath, and if you are just beginning to learn about COPD, you may be wondering what could be your triggers. With... READ MORE
There are several diagnostic tests to diagnose COPD. There are also a few tests to diagnose other medical problems concurrent with COPD, or to diagnose similar illnesses such as pulmonary hypertension (which... READ MORE

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When you have COPD and become short of breath, you may feel the urgency to go to the bathroom or experience incontinence. It affects many of us with COPD and due to... READ MORE

Quite often, here at COPD.net, community members ask questions coming from their personal experience with COPD. It can be helpful to have our experts weigh in, in response to these types of... READ MORE

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I have a fulfilling life even though I’m not a princess (except in my mind) or a Supreme Court judge or a millionaire living on a private beach. I’m actually pretty content... READ MORE


It’s a classic battle between head and heart: Should a person with COPD have a pet? Allow me to spoil the ending for you: there’s no right or wrong answer. Pets can... READ MORE