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Videos and Podcasts about COPD & Healthier Living

COPD Foundation A trusted source of educational videos with great emphasis on input from the
COPD community

The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Videos about Pulmonary Rehabilitation and links about smoking cessation, stress, despression, home oxygen, nebulizer and
peak flow use, traveling with O2 and more

Boehringer Ingelheim Diagnosis, progression and tips videos

Exercise Videos Only exercise to the point where you feel comfortable. Keep moving. It can save
your life.

RISR Videos

These videos aren’t on YouTube anymore, but fortunately we have copies here. They are very good. The videos will appear at the top of this page.

Understanding Chronic Obstrutive Pulmonary Disease

Living With COPD

Pursed Lip Breathing

TTO Informational Videos

Michael Schwartz, MD, Lung Doctor & Intensive Care Unit Physician, Dir of Transtracheal Oxygen Program at National Jewish Health teaches in these short educational videos.

SCOOP Informational Videos

General Help Videos and What’s in the News

COPD Foundation presents: Faces of Bronchiectasis | Living with Bronchiectasis | World Bronchiectasis Day

The American Association for Respiratory Care presents: It’s COPD — Dammit!

From Healthcare Triage: We don’t yet know the long–term health consequences of e–cigarettes, and gaining that knowledge could take decades. However, a recently published study in mice offers new data for consideration.

Physical Therapists Bob and Brad along with guest speaker, Chris the Pharmacist, discuss what happens to your body when you vape.

The Stationmaster is an In-Home Oxygen Distribution System that eliminates the hazards of a 50 foot oxygen tubes.

Physical Therapists Bob and Brad along with guest speaker, Chris the Pharmacist present the dangers and precautions of CBD oils.

Physical Therapists Bob and Brad Say There is Hope! 3 Ways to Improve COPD, Chronic Bronchitis, and Emphysema

Physical Therapists Bob and Brad Reveal 3 Little Known Secrets to Greatly Help Your COPD, Chronic Bronchitis, & Emphysema

YouTuber/Musician/Businessman/Writer Hank Green talks about finding the New Normal


COPD Navigator Hour–long podcast that covers everything from the basics to surgery

Videos in Languages other than English

WEB of Health and Disease Lung and Cardiac videos in Russian and English