Ask the Experts: COPD Symptoms

Watch Dr. Oz explain the symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, a progressive lung disease that makes it increasingly difficult to breath.

Medically reviewed in December 2020.

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COPD: Caring for a Loved One After a Hospitalization

How to ease a loved one’s transition home after a stay in a hospital for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

6 Expert Tips for Living Well With COPD

Being proactive goes a long way towards staying healthy and active.


How Exercise Can Improve COPD

Regular exercise may help with COPD symptoms like coughing and anxiety.

5 Resources for COPD Patients and Caregivers

Follow these links to finding support and information for patients with COPD and caregivers of patients with COPD.

Ask the Experts: COPD Treatment

Quitting smoking is the most important step to take in treating COPD.