ERS-09, poster presented at European Respiratory Society
The Cardiopulmonary Effect of a Heat and Moisture Exchange Mask on COPD Patients During Cold Exposure_Jun09.pdf
Healthful Tips for People with Breathing Conditions
(see the following links)
- Learn more, breathe better. See COPD Learn More, Breathe Better site. Also, see Breathing Better, Living Well, a resource and community for people with COPD or other chronic lung diseases. And keep up with COPD News and medical updates in this newsletter. For a comprehensive overview of COPD for patients and caregivers, visit Healthline.com.
Do not smoke tobacco. If you do smoke tobacco, talk with your healthcare provider about smoking cessation programs to help you quit smoking. Avoid Smoke. In addition to quitting smoking, it's important to avoid places where others smoke. Second-hand smoke can contribute to lung damage. Eat a balanced diet. Good nutrition helps maintain your good health. Wash your hands often and take extra precautions to avoid exposure to possible contaminants.