Author Archives: Robin Dix

Can Fruits and Vegetables Help Manage the Symptoms of COPD?

According to a recent study, 10 servings of fruits and vegetables may just what the doctor ordered when it comes to reducing the risk of COPD and the management of the disease. For each additional serving (above the standard five) former smokers’ risk of developing COPD reduced by four percent and eight percent for current…

How to Best Deal With COPD Flare-Ups

People with COPD can end up being hospitalized due to exacerbations, which is when your cough gets worse and you are no longer able to breathe normally. Exacerbations severely decrease lung function, and can even lead be fatal. Really, exacerbation is another name for a flare-up. COPD patients need to…