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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- More COPD Videos
See "COPD Videos" then click on “View Videos”
- What is COPD?
- Signs of COPD (includes the difference between COPD and Asthma)
- Preventing COPD
- Treating COPD
Ask the Doctor
Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
Black Lung Disease
- COPD and Intimacy
- Communicating with your partner
- Body changes with age
- Exercise and sexual activity
- Less strenuous positions for intercourse
- Importance of being together
Eating Right with COPD – Nutritional Guidelines for People with COPD
General Lung Health
Intimacy and COPD
Living Will / Advance Directives
Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
Nutrition for COPD – Nutritional Guidelines for People with COPD
- 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
Sexuality and COPD
Surgery for Emphysema
- LVRS – Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (link coming soon)