COPD For Dummies book cover

COPD For Dummies

Authors:
Kevin Felner ,
Meg Schneider
Published: May 5, 2008

Overview

Make your home COPD friendly

Your reassuring guide to understanding and managing COPD
and getting on with your life

Want to know more about COPD? This straightforward guide provides clear information about this progressive disease, explaining how to recognize the warning signs, get diagnosed, and choose the best treatment. You'll see how diet, exercise, and medication affect your symptoms and make your life easier.

Discover how to:

  • Know your risk factors
  • Find the right doctors
  • Quit smoking, start exercising, and change your diet
  • Improve your overall health
  • Prepare for emergencies
  • Help loved ones with COPD
Make your home COPD friendly

Your reassuring guide to understanding and managing COPD
and getting on with your life

Want to know more about COPD? This straightforward guide provides clear information about this progressive disease, explaining how to recognize the warning signs, get diagnosed, and choose the best treatment. You'll see

how diet, exercise, and medication affect your symptoms and make your life easier.

Discover how to:

  • Know your risk factors
  • Find the right doctors
  • Quit smoking, start exercising, and change your diet
  • Improve your overall health
  • Prepare for emergencies
  • Help loved ones with COPD
COPD For Dummies Cheat Sheet

If you’re living with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), you can make your daily routine easier by following some tips for tracking your COPD medications and properly planning a short trip away from home. Recognize the COPD symptoms that require medical attention. Keep important information — like your doctor’s name and number, plus a current medication list — handy for family and friends to find, if necessary.