If you are living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, regular exercise can help you to strengthen and open up the muscles in your chest so that you find breathing easier over time.
Care for a cleaner world – Why aiming for carbon neutral care matters, and what it means for asthma and COPD
The detrimental impact of health care on environment and climate can be mitigated through minimising greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and offsetting – creating carbon neutral care options also for asthma and COPD.
25 September marks World Lung Day – an important day for lung health advocacy and action. In this special feature story, we take a deep dive into the science of breathing with psychologist & researcher Emma Seppälä, Ph.D.
There are many ways for you to control your asthma or COPD better, and one of the most important ways is using your inhaler correctly.
Best for the planet and the patient – What to know about the environmental impacts of asthma and COPD care
How sustainable is your inhaler? Respiratory specialist, Professor Christer Janson’s ground-breaking study on the environmental impacts of asthma and COPD treatments, has revealed some surprising results.
Simple adjustments can improve life with COPD. An annual check-up with a doctor is a must.
Even for people who smoke, respiratory symptoms are not normal or inevitable – and they could be a sign of a condition called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Spring can be a difficult time for people living with asthma and COPD. Read these 5 tips on improving your well-being during spring.
Read these tips on the correct use of your device and the best way to clean, store and look after it.
Being diagnosed with COPD marked a pivotal transformation in Jaana Koponen’s life. She shares the story of how exercise has slowed down the progression of her symptoms.
When you're out of breath or need relief for stress or anxiety, try this breathing exercise.
On 17 November 2021, World COPD Day, with its theme “Healthy lungs – never more important” will aim to help boost global awareness of the condition, to share the latest knowledge about this debilitating disease, and to discuss the various ways that can help to reduce the negative impact of COPD worldwide.
There are many treatment options and lifestyle choices that can help keep COPD symptoms in check. However, unexpected flare-ups can happen. Read on for some important tips on what to look out for and how to respond if changes in symptoms cause concern.
It can be hard to keep track of all the different elements of a face-to-face doctor’s appointment. Lung specialist Dr Silke Mronga, based in Germany, shares tips to help you get the most out of your time with your clinician.
If you smoke and receive a diagnosis of COPD, one of the first things your doctor may advise is to put down your cigarettes. Quitting is possible and it is the single best thing you can do for your lungs.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive disease for which there is no cure. However, the disease may be managed with the right treatment. In November 2020, the pharmaceutical company Orion Pharma commissioned a survey to find out what level of knowledge exists among ordinary people in Finland, Germany and Spain (N=1,000 for each country) concerning the symptoms and treatment of COPD.
Tightness in the chest, wheezing and a persistent cough can be signs of COPD, which is a chronic lung disease. What causes COPD, what happens to your lungs and how is it treated? Here are answers to some common questions.
Make your next holiday symptom-free and focus all your attention and energy on the call to adventure.
Here are some tips for not letting asthma get in the way of your love life.
While genetics and pollution may play a role, the leading cause for COPD in Europe is tobacco smoke.
Here are a few useful tips to help you power through the cold and flu season.
Dr. Daniela Figueiredo gives advice on how to support your loved one with COPD and yourself.
Studies show that exercise can help people with COPD. The key is to go slow and steady.
Read these steps towards effective COPD treatment.