Try These Exercises If You Suffer From COPD

 

A common misconception that people have about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder or COPD is that once experienced, the disease renders the person unable to perform physical activity. However, this is simply not true. Aerobic and cardiovascular exercises do go a long way in improving common symptoms of COPD such as shortness of breath.

 

People who tend to neglect physical activity due to their COPD usually suffer from a drop in muscle mass and cardiovascular function. Due to this, they find it difficult to breathe when completing even the simplest activity.

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Can Kids Outgrow Asthma?

 

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease in which the airways become sensitive to allergens or irritants. When the airways are exposed to such substances, the lining of the air passages become swollen and inflamed. In addition, the muscles around the airways tighten and there is an increase in mucus production in the lining. These factors narrow the passage of air in and out of the lungs and cause an obstruction in breathing.

 

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FB Live Interview with Dr. Jaideep Gogtay

The interview hosted by Rajdeep Sardesai with Dr. Jaideep Gogtay, Senior Vice President at Cipla Ltd on the 26th of October, 2018, answers all your asthma related queries.

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Difference Between Asthma And COPD

Both asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) share similar characteristics, but they're not the same conditions. Read on to know the difference between Asthma And COPD in detail.

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The Ideal Daily Routine for Someone Suffering from COPD

 

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD is an umbrella term which is used to cover a number of respiratory diseases. COPD affects the lungs which lead to the individual finding it difficult to breathe.

It mainly comprises of three conditions:

1. Emphysema

2. Chronic Bronchitis

As per the latest Global Burden of Disease study, there is an estimated average of 55 million individuals in India who are currently suffering from COPD.

 

What Are The Causes of COPD?    

 

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Why Inhalers Are The Best Treatment For Asthma

Inhalers are the best treatment for asthma because it reaches the lung directly and causes minimal side effects. Read the below article to know more about it.

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