Your COPD stories and videos
People like you, talking about their experiences of COPD.
Read and watch the stories of people who live with and have experienced COPD. Each story discusses an aspect of living with COPD, from diagnosis to keeping active and managing breathlessness.
Your stories about COPD
How I found exercise that works for me and my COPD: My Royal Parks Half Marathon
Mark, 28, lives with COPD. This month, he ran the Royal Parks Half Marathon for the first time. In this blog, he shares how he found exercise that works for him, why he decided to fundraise for the BLF and how you can too.
COVID-19 can't stop me climbing
Ben is climbing the equivalent of 100 mountains at home over the next year. Starting in Portugal and ending with Mount Everest, he isn’t letting COVID-19 stop him from climbing!
Sing and dance around your house this winter
Ruth is a physiotherapist. Over the years she’s worked with many people with lung conditions and has raised money for the British Lung Foundation by running marathons! Read her guide to looking after yourself and staying active this winter.
Keeping well with COPD
This World COPD Day, our medical director Nick is running a webinar for anyone interested in finding out more about COPD, breathlessness and how best to look after yourself and manage your condition.
Identifying those at risk of COPD
Gavin is a professor in respiratory studies at Imperial College London. He's working on a study that hopes to identify people at risk of developing COPD in order to treat it early.
Living, breathing, learning: a community approach to lung health in Wales
We all know that pulmonary rehabilitation is the most effective way to manage breathlessness in COPD and stay fit and well, but could singing or community exercise help? Joseph Carter, our Head of Devolved Nations, looks at the evaluation of the Helping You Help Yourself and Singing for Lung Health projects.
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Your videos about COPD
Getting active changed my life
Linda has COPD. After a period of inactivity, she decided to turn her life around by getting active.
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Tell your story
Do you have a story to tell? It could be about your lung condition, a friend or relative you know who lives with one, or how caring for them impacts your life. We'd love to hear what you've got to say.