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.
What is a COPD Flare-Up?
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is an ongoing condition. But sometimes, you may have a COPD flare-up. Learn about the signs of one and what to do about it.
What Is COPD?
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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.