Maintaining Lung Health - Never More Important: COPD Awareness 2021

How much do you know about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)? Learn more for World COPD Awareness Day with Life Effects by Teva.

People like you, talking about their experience with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

Living with COPD: Patient Stories and Support

Read stories from people who live with and manage COPD. Each story gives a first-person account of living with COPD, from diagnosis to taking exercise and managing flare-ups. 

9 COPD Patient Stories

The One (Very Good) Reason You Shouldn’t Wait to See a Doctor About Breathlessness
7 mins
article
Barbara Moore

The One (Very Good) Reason You Shouldn’t Wait to See a Doctor About Breathlessness

COPD, Mental Health, COVID-19 and Me
4 mins
article
Steven Hudson

COPD, Mental Health, COVID-19 and Me

7 Tips to Get a Better Night’s Sleep with COPD
5 mins
article
Barbara Moore

7 Tips to Get a Better Night’s Sleep with COPD

8 Steps to Help You Manage COPD Exacerbations
7 mins
article
Barbara Moore

8 Steps to Help You Manage COPD Exacerbations

I Hid My COPD at Work. Here’s Why I Finally Opened Up
7 mins
article
Barbara Moore

I Hid My COPD at Work. Here’s Why I Finally Opened Up

7 Ways to Handle Unwanted Advice on COPD
5 mins
article
Barbara Moore

7 Ways to Handle Unwanted Advice on COPD

7 Simple Food Swaps When Living with COPD
5 mins
article
John Bottrell

7 Simple Food Swaps When Living with COPD

7 Questions Everyone with COPD Should Ask After Diagnosis
4 mins
article
John Bottrell

7 Questions Everyone with COPD Should Ask After Diagnosis

8 Common Myths About COPD, Debunked
3 mins
article
John Bottrell

8 Common Myths About COPD, Debunked

About Life Effects

Living with one or more chronic conditions affects your life in so many ways. The only people who really know what you are going through are those who have faced the same challenges for years. With that in mind we have created Life Effects, an initiative shaped by patients, for patients.

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