• How to Self Manage Your COPD

    How to Self Manage Your COPD

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive respiratory condition that makes it difficult to breathe. It is often caused by smoking, but can also be caused by exposure to environmental pollutants and genetics. While there is no cure for COPD, it can be managed through proper treatment and self-care. Self-management is an important part

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  • My inhaler doesn’t work!

    My inhaler doesn’t work!

    How many times in my past 20 years working in the clinical setting have I heard a patient tell me, “my inhaler doesn’t work”.  There are so many working components to simply using an inhaler. Asthma education and medication education go hand in hand. We all have our barriers to overcome. No one person is

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