November 21st marks World COPD day, and on this episode of the Body Show, I am joined by Val Chang of the Hawaii COPD coalition to talk about mask safety, dealing with lung diseas during COVID, and the latest on vaccines for coronavirus.
Asthmatics and those with lung diseases such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease(COPD) are particularly vulnerable during COVID, what can be done to help prevent infection in people with these conditions? Valerie Chang from the Hawai‘i COPD Coalition is on the line to share first hand tips and tricks regarding how to stay safe for those with lung disease.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, is the 3rd leading cause of death in the US. More than 50% of adults with low lung function don't know it's caused by this disease. Valerie Chang from the Hawaii COPD Coalition shares her story and talks in depth about how to know if you are at risk for COPD - and what you can do about it
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung condition that makes it hard to breathe. How do you know if you have it? What are some of the risk factors? Next time on The Body Show, Dr. Kathy Kozak will talk about the signs and symptoms to watch out for, who needs to be tested, and why early diagnosis is key.
COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, is a medical condition that can make breathing feel blowing in and out of a very small straw. What causes this? And are there medications to help? On this edition of The Body Show, the head of the Hawaii COPD Coalition joins the show to discuss the latest in COPD care in the islands. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.