COPD Symptom Tracker
WebMD’s COPD tracker provides your doctor with important information about your health and allows you to participate in your COPD treatment.
COPD and Heart Failure
WebMD explains the similarities and differences between COPD and heart failure and how the two conditions are treated together.
What Causes COPD?
Smoking, dirty air in the workplace, and asthma can lead to COPD. Learn what causes this lung problem and how to protect your lungs.
Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
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Emphysema, Congenital Lobar
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Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis, and Flu
If you have emphysema or chronic bronchitis -- also referred to as COPD -- here are things you need to know about flu symptoms, prevention, and treatment.
Inhaled Relief: How COPD Devices Work
Although there is no cure for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, inhaled medications can reduce COPD symptoms. Get the facts about inhalers and nebulizers.
Pulmonary Rehabilitation for COPD
If you have COPD -- or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- can do for you.
Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis, and Colds
Catching colds when you have a chronic lung disease like COPD or emphysema can lead to serious respiratory infections. Learn more from WebMD about preventing and treating colds.
COPD: Handling a Flare-Up - Living With COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be managed, although it cannot be cured at this time. Management includes quitting smoking if you smoke, taking steps to avoid shortness of breath, and staying active and eating well. Also, learning about COPD and support from your family and friends will help you cope with COPD.Quitting smoking is the most important step you can take to prevent or