Talking to Your Doctor About COPD

Getting Started

If chronic pulmonary obstructive disorder (COPD) is making it hard to breathe, you may find all kinds of things difficult: being active, seeing friends, even taking care of the small tasks that make up daily life. Treating COPD can improve your quality of life and keep your symptoms from getting worse -- but your doctor needs your help in order to give you the best care. Use this guide to get the most from your healthcare team.