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.
Tips for Improving Your Quality of Life With COPD
From inhalers to quitting smoking to surgery, learn more from WebMD about COPD treatments that will improve quality of life.
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Your doctor says you have COPD. Now what? WebMD explains what it is, what causes it, and what you can do to reduce your symptoms.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Breathing With COPD
When you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, shortness of breath may be a daily and unwelcome fact of life. Here are breathing exercises that may help.