Chronic Bronchitis Directory
Chronic bronchitis is a serious condition. It is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Smoking is the main cause of chronic bronchitis. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how chronic bronchitis develops, what the symptoms are, how to treat it, and much more.
COPD: Exercise and Breathing
Exercise should be an important part of your COPD treatment. Learn which four types of exercise can help you breathe a little easier -- and which to avoid.
Inhaled Treatment for COPD
Although there is no cure for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, inhaled medications can reduce COPD symptoms. Get the facts about inhalers and nebulizers.
Health Conditions That Mimic Asthma
Learn about other health conditions that have symptoms that mimic asthma. Find out how to tell if you have asthma or something else.
What Is Pulmonary Rehab for COPD?
If you’ve been diagnosed with COPD, your doctor might suggest pulmonary rehab. Learn about this program of exercise, counseling, and more.
COPD: Ways to Avoid Weight Loss
If you have COPD, your calorie requirements may be higher than you think. A person with COPD can burn 10 times as many calories breathing as a healthy person. Here are 11 feel-better foods and beverages that are rich in calories and nutrients.
Understanding and Treating COPD
The more you know about COPD, the better you can manage it. Find out about treatments for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
COPD and Sex
COPD symptoms can interfere with sex. But you don’t have to say goodbye to intimacy. Here are nine helpful strategies for sex and intimacy when you have COPD.
Living With COPD: Household Hazards to Avoid
Many homes harbor dust, fumes, germs, and other irritants that aggravate COPD symptoms like wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath, and chest tightness.