Ken Y. Yoneda MD


COPD and Sex

For many people, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) gets in the way of sex. Being out of breath makes things difficult. Just thinking about it can make you want to avoid sex. But it doesn’t have to be like that. To start, think through what could help you be more comfortable. Share your thoughts with your…

Step-Ups for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Before starting any exercise program, talk to your health professional. He or she may ask that you do specific exercises and will help you determine how often and how long to do them and your long-term goals. Start the exercise slowly and gradually. Either keep track of how long you can do it or count the number of…

Subir escalones para la enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva crónica (EPOC)

Hable con su profesional de la salud antes de comenzar cualquier programa de ejercicios. Es posible que le pida que haga ejercicios específicos, y le ayudará a determinar la frecuencia y la duración con que debe realizarlos y sus metas a largo plazo. Comience los ejercicios lenta y gradualmente. Lleve un registro de…

Elbow Breathing for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Before starting any exercise program, talk to your doctor. He or she may ask that you do specific exercises and will help you figure out not only how often and how long to do them but also your long-term exercise program goals. Start an exercise slowly and gradually. Either keep track of how long you can do it or count…

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

Discusses causes and symptoms of COPD. Looks at chronic bronchitis and emphysema, two diseases that are usually a part of COPD. Covers quitting smoking. Includes treatment with bronchodilators and inhaled corticosteroids. Offers home treatment tips.