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Here you’ll find basic information on a variety of lung diseases. We know everybody learns in different ways and that’s why we’ve provided material you can print out and take to your doctor, links to an abundance of information, images, videos, and audio recordings to enhance your learning.

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Videos

  • More COPD Videos
    - What is COPD?
    - Signs of COPD (includes the difference between COPD and Asthma)
    - Preventing COPD
    - Treating COPD


Ask the Doctor

  • Much more to come!

Audio


Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency


Alternative Treatments


Asthma


Black Lung Disease


Breathing Techniques


COPD

  • COPD and Intimacy
    - Communicating with your partner
    - Body changes with age
    - Exercise and sexual activity
    - Less strenuous positions for intercourse
    - Importance of being together

Doctors


Eating Right with COPD – Nutritional Guidelines for People with COPD


Exercise


First Steps


Flu


Heart


Living Will / Advance Directives


Lung Function Testing (see Spirometry)

Lung Volume Reduction Surgery

Mesothelioma

Nutrition for COPD – Nutritional Guidelines for People with COPD

Oxygen


Pulmonary Fibrosis

 

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

  • Exercise as a treatment for COPD and other chronic lung disease?
    If these people can do it, so can you! If your lung disease is severe, you can still improve through pulmonary rehab. If your lung disease is mild to moderate, going to pulmonary rehab now will help you live a healthier and fuller life.
    Pulmonary Rehab - part I
    Pulmonary Rehab - part II


Quack Therapy


Quit Smoking


Sexuality and COPD


Spirometry


Support Groups

 

 

 

 

   
 
 


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