When Breathing Is not Easy The Details About Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease what is it?

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Struggle to Breathe: COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Dise

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Simple Breathing Exercise for C.O.P.D Backed by Science

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COPD at its worst

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The Basics of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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Understanding COPD

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Inova Ask the Expert: Better Breathing with Emphysema (COPD)

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COPD and Women One proposed reason women have begun overtaking men with COPD is because we started smoking later than they did, and smoking is the major cause of COPD. It can take 20 years or more from the time one starts smoking before the disease appears. Of course, smoking isn’t the only risk factor for COPD. It’s easy to panic, and that makes the situation worse.

But there are methods that can help you control your breathing and train your body to feel less short of breath. It isn’t as simple as. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a life-threatening condition that affects your lungs and your ability to breathe. Pathophysiology is the evolution of adverse functional changes. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, refers to a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing-related problems.

It includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. COPD makes breathing difficult for the 16 million Americans who have this disease. COPD makes it hard to breathe, and this can get worse from year to year, or even sooner in some cases. The most common symptoms include: 1 Shortness of breath, especially during activity Chronic cough, sometimes with mucus, sometimes called phlegm or sputum.

In addition to this kind of anxiety that we might expect living with a chronic illness, people living with COPD often experience shortness of breath. Whether we realize it or not, breathing not only brings oxygen into the lungs, but it also taps into something called the autonomic nervous system, which is what regulates many of the automatic processes that occur within the body. COPD makes it harder to breathe. Symptoms may be mild at first, beginning with intermittent coughing and shortness of breath.

As it progresses, symptoms can become more constant to. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a lung disorder that blocks your airways. This chronic condition can make it difficult for you to breathe. It affects nearly 30 million people.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is a long-term lung disease that makes it hard to breathe. The disease affects millions of Americans and is the third leading cause of disease-related death in the U.S. The good news is COPD is.

Breathing requires more energy for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The muscles used in breathing might require 10 times more calories than those of a person without COPD. Good nutrition helps the body fight infections.

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A nurse who knows about COPD can provide information and show you these techniques.

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The first symptoms of COPD include mild shortness of breath on exertion and occasional coughing.

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COPD breathing techniques.

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Answer: 2, 3 Rationale: Clinical manifestations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) include hypoxemia, hypercapnia, dyspnea on exertion and at rest, oxygen desaturation with exercise, and the use of accessory muscles of respiration.

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COPD should be suspected in all adults who complain of chronic respiratory symptoms, particularly dyspnea (Chapter 83) that limits activities of daily living.

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The patient who is experiencing an acute COPD episode will report shortness of breath with gradually increasing symptoms over a period of days.

“Advanced Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured” by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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In conditions where there is narrowing of the airways, such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD, e.g. emphysema and chronic bronchitis), it is difficult for the person to exhale because of the narrow airways.

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Her emphysema requires her to have 1–2 L per minute of oxygen via nasal cannula.

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COPD Foundation: Breathing exercises and techniques, 2019.

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Correct identification of patients with COPD has proved difficult in general practice.

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  • Mujhe chronic bronchitis thi dr. Ke pass gaya unhone mujhe dawa de aur nebulizer 2 time bataya Maine 20 days nebulizer liya aur mera bronchitis yani mujhe jo sans ki nali me sikudan thi wo theek ho gayi but 1 month ke baad mujhe phir se wahi problm hone lagi to Maine yoga ka sahara liya 2 step h 15 mnt anulomvilom aur 15 mnt kapalbhati mera bronchitis 1 week me theek ho gaya but main yoga karta rahunga dr. Me mera kafi paisa barbaad hua maine ye jaankari aap sabhi dosto ko dena zarori samjha jo is Beemari se peedhit h…….

  • Um I’m 15 years old and I’ve never smoked or anything in my life, I was diagnosed a month or two back with asthma, watching this has honestly shocked me, I rarely comment on things but I felt like I needed to say this

  • I am so glad I quit smoking and weed back when I was 19! I can’t understand how people can’t just quit. I started again in 2006 but gave up after 2 months. I haven’t smoked since but haven’t touched weed since I was 19 now 39 lungs feel good and healthy. Someone I know very well has stage 3 emphysema. And he told me to watch this video as I didn’t understand

  • I never smoked but I have COPD but I never exercises before COPD my weight was 63kg and now I’m 74kg. I can’t breathe properly coughs hard sometimes vomits because of coughing. I can’t run for long time I want to get rid of it but I live around dust and coal mines.

  • COPD is a treatable disease. It does require a management strategy for early stages starting with smoking cessation. Combination therapies can be used reduce dyspnea and
    improve lung function but might not be possible for patients with long-term declines in FEV1. Controlled trials have been completed to validate early findings.

  • I’m 18 and I’ve been smoking since I was 16, I have a lot of the same symptoms of copd. But, since I’m not older, the doctors refused to test me. They said I just have bronchitis. So, I’ve been taking medicine for bronchitis for about three weeks and it hasn’t gotten any better �� so yeah, ya know that scares me.

  • I don’t wanna say I have it but when i was a baby I had lung failure days before I got out of hospital they saved my life I wouldn’t be here if the doctor DONT HELP A BABY


  • What about the use of unsterilised equipment during an opperation my problem started after opperation recently the hospital stopped all opperation because of un sterilised equipment, all doctors blame this on smoking i have not smoked sinse 1984. My opperation was over two and a half years ago i had trouble breathing and and started coughing soon after, the anestatist said sorry and refunded my money???

  • I’m Ian Venamore I was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in my mid-fifties. Today I’m an active volunteer member of Lung Foundation Australia and chair of the associated COPD Patient Advocacy Group (CPAG).I also participates in international meetings with the goal to change the future of COPD recognition, diagnosis and treatment.I am a strong advocate for pulmonary rehabilitation and attends to gym classes “religiously.” I am also a firm believer in and proponent of patient education and self management. I obtain this cure from an Africa home of herbal roots for traditional treatment and they are 100% active and effective, which make it very difficult for science to discover or believe this traditionally cure, try your luck if you are CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE Patient, their contact is as follow. [email protected] gmail.com recommended by Ian Venamore their satisfied previous COPD cured patient a living witness.

  • Can hypnotherapy halt progression someone said it can. I have emphysema and asthma and petrified hope this can halt it….any advise please

  • So I have been trying to quite I been coughing and wheezing and my allergy’s always act up from it so I have a lot of crap in through phlegm drainages from sinuses

  • Seems to me that Brad is just as knowledgeable but was corrected by Bob several times. I guess I noticed because someone is always telling me that I don’t know much.

  • Ηello from me too, I m 33 and 2 months ago i was diagnosed with stage 2 copd, have both chronic bronchitis and emphysema. I m a heavy smoker 3 packs p/d. for 15 years. Suffer also from my 18 panic attacks and heavy depression. What is finally the avg life expentancy of a patient. Its my right to know the statistics and from what i ve seen its 5 years for mild and 2 for severe? so i guess i m somewhere between. Am i right? So i have to prepare a funeral party!:/ Lost my best friend 2 years ago from cancer and my gf was diagnosed at the same time with multiple sclerosis. I need to know how i can live if i quit smoking lose weight, if it is to gain 1-2 years it doesnt worth. Fuck my life! At least i haven’t lost yet my sense for black humour so people around me are laughing all the time for my copd. But i need to prepare them. good luck to everyone who suffers this shit. The worst that can happen to us is die in pain soon enough. lets get used to it. Wish euthanasia was allowed in my country so i wont suffer a lot at last stages.

  • I had thorax 3 time s in and out of crap doggy hospital s they class it as copd I had trapped air in the lung went down 3 god dam times had to have chest drain s 3 times I wouldn’t wish this on anyone happened to me day after Phil Collins concert not dead yet tour concert awesome next day after hell

  • I just found out today that I have COPD never smoked before…My father passed away in September of COPD last year..but he had asthma as well like me mines is really bad..anyway I can’t do little tasks like sweeping the floor and be out of breath SMH so learning on this helps

  • My chest is so painful it feels like i am gonna cough blood(but i dont cough at all) been going to clinic and all they give me is antibiotics which don’t even work and my body is becoming weaker by day… Anyone who knows what that could be?

  • These look great for anyone!
    People, regardless if you get this neat device or not, practice deep breathing, the physical and mental health benefits are endless.

  • Right research potential cancer drug for treatment of copd look at research chase it find out about it make it happen
    I have emphysema and refuse to just wait to disintegrate

  • I m allergic to my hormones. My asthma started with my periods. I have 55% lung function but I believe my Dr. Is not right for me. I have had pneumonia several times. I also suffer from sever form of hypothyroidism.

  • I have COPD because asthma I wasn’t smoke and I was in hospital for 1 year I was only 15 years old now I have copd but now I am lot better I am 23 years old I think I will die by this in a young age ����

  • I use vape.. can i use it again after the treatment? Maybe i stop 1month? Is that ok? Is it safe? I have pulmonary hyperaeration..

  • If you are a non smoker who has COPD, you should sue every smoker you know that you have been around including the government for allowing this to happen because you know what? COPD has no cure and it is a progressive disease once you get it.

  • All I can say is that I’m so glad that I have never smoked a day in my life, although I’ve been exposed to it in the past,
    but unfortunately, my own mother who smoked from the age of 13 all the way through age 58 suffered from Stage IV COPD & had to be on oxygen therapy, which was pretty difficult to witness!:(
    She died a year ago at the age of 61, but not through COPD! I tried to get her to stop smoking 10 yrs prior, but she stated to me that she would quit only when she felt like doing so…

  • Hey I came from your “what is causing your shoulder pain? Test you can do yourself.” and I was wondering is it okay for my shoulder to pop for most of the test?

  • For Christ Sakes everybody knew this could happen..But yet Government and Tobacco companies were allowed to continue..What a JOKE only I am not laughing I hav C.O.P.D. HORRIBLE AT 61 in March…quit smoking Big Deal cannot breathe or take 4 steps without getting tired…Blame them they knew but MONEYMONEYMONEY…

  • I have COPD, I was grossly overweight, barely able to anything especially after I quit smoking. But I started by walking, 1st day my goal was to walk for 15 minutes. I’ve worked my way up to long hikes, dropped 75lbs. And it has helped tremendously. I still get flair ups, exposure to cold air makes it difficult to breathe, and “normal” colds (for everyone else) can incapacitate me for 2 weeks. But overall I’m doing well stopped taking all the COPD meds about 4 yrs ago, except my rescue inhaler which I’ve only used a handful of times these past 4 yrs.

  • Managing COPD can be a challenge. The tips in this article can help: https://carefor.com/copd-management-how-to-better-manage-copd-symptoms/

  • I’m 21 years old got copd from using box mod vapes I thot blowing huge clouds When I was a kid was sick I’m not trying to bash ppl but if u don’t wanna feel like trash at a young age stop it’s not worth it I’m on 3 different inhalers because I wanted to do smoke tricks not worth it

  • I had lung cancer 29 years ago. I quit smoking. I was later diagnosed with COPD. Until recently I noticed no affect from this disease. Recently, something has hit me with a vengeance. I do not know if this is COPD. What does anyone think?

  • My mum has copd and won’t quit smoking.. she’s 63 and I really don’t know how long she has left.. if anyone see’s this quit smoking while you can..

  • I’ve only smoked weed. No cigarettes
    . Now I have COPD AND ASTHMA plus a heart problem… smh smoking IN GENERAL IS BAD! now I need pills and an inhaler everyday

  • In 2017 mostly in winters I started to have pain in lungs.After 6 or 7 months I got x-ray where my homopathy doctor said that my lungs started to produce mucus in excess amount.

  • Yeah my Mom was diagnosed with Emphysema back in 1994 and she battled the disease until 2014. She did good as her condition was rated as severe as the scales would allow as far as available equipment in the 1990’s could rate. And yes, she was a heavy smoker for forty years at her first diagnosis. Still miss her, ��

  • I only smoked a handful of times myself a few years ago but when I was a child I lived with my mom and stepdad who smoked atleast a pack a day each they still do smoke atleast a pack of cigarettes a day an d my stepfather has COPD I don’t smoke they do and I was exsposed to it for over 20 years and because of it I myself use to get colds all the time now that I’m away from it and no one in our building smokes I only get colds about twice a year where when I lived with them frequent smokers I had a cold every month basically my mom at 53 has got diabetes sleep Apnea a second bladder infection in just 4 months and other problems and infections and yet still smokes 50 ciggerets a day they do no some of the risks of this but I still think they need to learn a bunch more they have problems honestly

  • Im 29 and i been smoking for some years (tobacco) so far im having bad cough throat kinda swollen and chest pain��…i pray today i can stop…i smoke when im really stressed

  • My mom has smoked her entire life and has been coughing ever since I can remember. She is still smoking and I have to hear her deathly cough all day. It’s really upsetting.

  • I’m 21 and been having problems for about 2 years but only recently been having pain in my right lung constant coughing and air hunger anyone know what it could be?

  • Diagnosed told about a cancer drug that may halt disease…..can this disease be halted with the mind subconscious someone said it could

  • COPD is not a disease it’s a complication In the lungs caused by an infection usually caused by smoking and can be cured with natural antibiotics such as coffee, zinc and potassium and honey, but the corporations do not want you to know that because they make billions off of health insurance agencies just like religion a corporation that uses deception and fear to control and brainwash people to get money and control the population and keep mankind from being one race.

  • I’m 28 years old, been smoking a pack a day for 13 years. If you’re watching this video you need to quit. It sucks, I can’t run, I can’t play football anymore. The last time I was in a fight I ran out of breath and it took me over five minutes to feel like I caught my breath. Just stay healthy and quit.

  • This is a helpful video to explain COPD. I also found this article beneficial in providing strategies to help manage symptoms: https://www.harmonyhomehealth.com/are-symptoms-of-copd-impacting-your-senior-loved-one-weve-got-tips-to-help/

  • hello mister,my name is salah,i’m copd so would you like to answers me if after a fund treatment which has improve your spirometry to normal level and your share tiffeneau will be 95% THE POURCENTAGE of obstruction of copd,after that resulth what is your futur therapy in purpose to kept this good state,my medecine actuel is symbicort 400 ug/2 per day and spiriva 1/ per day

  • I’m medical student and I have read the comments and feel bad for you guys, stay fine and healthy, nobody can take care of your health if you don’t, we have an Arabic proverb that says “Prevention is better than cure.”

  • I have had this since I was born and as a kid people would say “you only have asthma, you can still run a little” but even a short jog will mess up my lungs

  • My family has been very hard-hit by this terrible disease of COPD. If you smoke please stop now. My father died at age 69 and he looked much older, at least 90. He’d been hospitalized for 10 months when he passed. My mother died at age 74, she had been essentially incapacitated for several years, completely dependent on her chief caregiver, my sister. My older sister died at age 49, leaving behind 5 children, 3 not yet adults. I was also a good smoker and I started developing same symptoms my late parents had, it was really hard for me to stop smoking. Everyone I cared about and grew up with is gone now. They all smoked their entire lives. It’s a terrible and terrifying way to die. If you smoke, stop.
    I went to many hospital and i was told i have COPD, that was how i keep going from one hospital to another for cure but there was no solution, so I was thinking how I can get a solution on that I can across a review a lady testifying that she got her Herpes Simplex virus cured by a great Herbal Doctor called Dr Opaleye. And also she went far ahead to drop and email address and Dr. Opaleye phone number and advised anyone to contact the Doctor for any kind of infections or diseases. So I gave it a try by contacting him through his email and explained things to him. He told me all the things I needed to do and instructions on how to take the herbal medicines and I followed properly. After two weeks I went back to the hospital for another checkups and came out to be negative. So if you are battling with any kind of diseases just contact him on his number or email. +2348032272093, [email protected] gmail.com. I’m sure he’ll find a solution to whatever you complained to him.

  • I know many COPD sufferers that use lung exercisers to open up their lungs and help clear out buildup. I personally use the BreatheEasy Lung Exerciser because it’s simple and pocket-sized, for almost 6 years now.

  • Could you use a closed fist (inhaling and exhaling through the hole between your curled thumb over your curled index finger) and achieve similar results?

  • Future is kind off scary! The rate in what people live is mostly terrible — the globe is full of dangerous toxic or pollution by the time you’re 30 you body would be too fragile to be stable — and the greed of physician and scientists only can treat you for their beneficial cost.
    I mean, I’m not worry since I doubt I’ll be here more then 2 decades, may the lord bless me with good physical condition by the time.

    When I was on my teens there supposedly were not advanced tech or better doctor but impressively there were way more healthier people around at least — respiratory conditions alone were rare and now very common in modern times!

  • What a terrible way to live. You have to feel sorry for these people. But once your lungs have been severely damaged by cigarettes, one can almost say ‘All is lost’.  

  • I have never smoked in my life or any kind of disease. Still Everytime I go through any anxiety I am not able to breathe. Can anyone tell me why?

  • i have been diagnosed with COPD stage 4 and my age is 22 but still, i have not felt the symptoms related to the 4th stage copd. I there a possibility that the diagnosis was not carried out correctly?

  • First thanks so much Bob and Brad for ALL your video’s, I have learned SO much and turned a VERY painful bone on bone knee into painfree and functional with no surgery or drugs. But I do have to comment on this device. I bought one when you demonstrated it the first time and rec. it to a friend also, who bought one and is doing great with hers. When I worked my way up to level 4 exhale the device would block and not let air out without blowing your brains out. I could not deal with it, so emailed the company who had some one call at 6am our time (get me out of bed) and demand I go test it while on the phone, and try things to make it work, NOTHING would make it work. So they did act like it was ‘my fault’, but sent another one. The new one worked ok till today ai tried level 5 exhale and it is totally BLOCKED, no air can go through it. I can NOT deal with contacting this company again, I did NOTHING to this device but breathe through it (wash them as rec.). Maybe some people don’t use them long enough to get to the higher levels and never know their device is not right, but I can’t keep playing the game, I have a heart problem and other chronic probs and really don’t have the time or energy to deal with this, so I have to say buyer BEWARE, hope you get a good device and it will work as promised. When it does work, it is great for developing your breathing.

  • Quitting smoking is aboslutely possible and doable, not easy, but possible. I smoked from the age of 13 ’till I was 18, ever since I picked a cig for the first time the thought that 4 of my grandpa’s 5 siblings had died of cigarrette smoking diseases/illnesses, including emphysema, and how painful those deaths must have been for them, feeling that you can breath less and less with each passing day until you can breath no more must be something truly horrific, like drowning very slowly…. with the help of God and steel self determination I could quit smoking and so can anybody else. Trust me, that effort does pay off in the short, medium and log term. Btw, I also quit drinking alcohol. I quit both vices back in August 2005, the best decision I have ever made, for myself. God bless you all.

  • Why has NO ONE IN #% YEARS toldme this? It was 8 weeks ago I CALLED MY PULMONOLOGIST to order an incentive spirometerhe wrote it, but my insurance refused topay for it No I am going to order one forme.I hav a peak flo that is ALWAYS IN THE LOW YELLOW ZONE.

  • Will this be good for Asthma sufferers? I have a 10 year grandson we’re trying to get him off his inhaler (steroids) and help with his breathing.

  • Sorry this is not related to this video but I figured I’d get a response there’s a lot of YouTubers don’t answer questions on old videos. But I appreciate it if you can answer one question I watched a video on exercises for a herniated disc with sciatica pain which I have but I also have spondylolisthesis and you have another video saying not to do a specific exercise that pertains to herniated discs which is the McKenzie push up what do I do?

  • I think I was born with COPD. I always have a constant wet cough and my throat always feels coated with mucus. I think it gets worse when I eat certain foods like milk and bread.

  • I’m so glad you made this video to inform us about this device! It would be great if insurance covered the cost. Thanks for the discount!