Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is COPD?
  2. Can COPD cause someone to die?
  3. What causes COPD?
  4. What are the symptoms of COPD?
  5. How is COPD diagnosed?
  6. What are the treatments for COPD?
  7. If I am diagnosed with COPD, can I exercise?
  8. If my doctor sends me for pulmonary rehabilitation, what type of people will I be working with and what do they do?
  9. How can I prevent my COPD from getting worse?
  10. What medications are used to treat COPD?
  11. When is oxygen therapy used for COPD?
  12. When is surgery recommended for people with COPD?
  13. What should I do if my COPD symptoms suddenly get worse?
  14. Where else can I find information on COPD?

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