copd treatment

  • Exercise benefits to overcome Dyspnoea for COPD sufferers

    Dyspnoea is the term used to describe a shortness of breath. The medical term is shortness of breath derived from a particular medical condition including asthma, bronchitis or pneumonia. Anyone who suffers from these conditions will be prone to severe dyspnoea...

  • Different types of breathing exercises

    Proper breathing allows the body to get more oxygen with minimum effort, making every physical and mental activity more efficient throughout the day. Breathing exercises also help the mind, body and soul relax when under pressure or under stress. Carrying out some...

  • What is COPD

    COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. COPD is a long-term lung disease often caused by smoking. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Many people with COPD have both bronchitis and emphysema. COPD is a serious respiratory condition. What...

  • COPD and coping with breathlessness

    The full term for COPD is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. COPD as it is known is two long term lung diseases – chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Anyone who suffers from COPD knows the disease makes it extremely difficult for you to breathe. COPD has no...

  • Breathing difficulties with COPD - 5 top tips for COPD Treatment

    Anyone who suffers from COPD will know that the most common and most troublesome symptom is dyspnoea, also known as shortness of breath.  As COPD progresses, shortness of breath also worsens. This has a detrimental affect on our daily activities and overall quality...

  • Running with COPD

    When people are out running they can sometimes struggle when trying to draw in oxygen to cope with the demands the body is placing on them.  This would be normally be associated with someone who is physically out of shape. However, if the symptoms persist then...

  • Why focus on COPD and COPD treatment

    Anyone that suffers from COPD will realise just how important a disease management program is. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is very common and this disease has shown there are significant opportunities to improve the care for people who suffer from COPD....