Managing your COPD

Managing Your COPD

COPD causes breathing difficulties, and nothing is more important when you can’t breathe. COPD can be challenging but managing your condition can improve your quality of life. Each person’s experience can vary with this condition, so how they manage it will differ. However, there are some general guidelines to consider when working with your doctor …

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Understand the 4 stages of COPD

Stages of COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a group of diseases that affect the lungs and cause breathlessness. The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) scale determines the stage of COPD for a person. The scale considers several things before classifying an individual’s COPD into four stages: mild, moderate, severe, and very severe. Stage …

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