Tag: breathing

Living with COPD

November 13, 2020

COPD If you watch television, you’ve heard of COPD. You can’t miss those commercials. But what exactly is it, is it serious and how do you know if you have it? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an inflammatory lung disease that blocks airflow from the lungs. COPD is usually caused by exposure to irritating gases, like cigarette smoke. Basically, it’s hard for people with COPD to breathe. And living with COPD requires...

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Allergies and Asthma

March 19, 2019

Allergies Allergies develop when your body reacts to a foreign substance called an allergen. These allergens can be something you breathe, touch, or taste. You could have symptoms like itchy or watery eyes, a scratchy or itchy throat, or a runny or stuffy nose. With a more severe allergic reaction, you could have hives, rashes, trouble breathing, or even death. There are over the counter medications, home remedies, and natural products...

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