CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwired - Jul 16, 2013) - An estimated 24 million Americans suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a progressive disease that makes it difficult to breathe. Despite its prevalence, many of those at risk for developing COPD never hear of the disease until they are diagnosed.

When a person is diagnosed with COPD, it's not uncommon to feel confused and overwhelmed interpreting the technical terms associated with the disease. To help those with COPD and their caregivers better understand the most frequently used COPD terms, the online community Do More With Oxygen created the guide "Understanding COPD: A Glossary of 15 Commonly Used Terms."

Do More With Oxygen ( provides those who have been diagnosed with chronic lung diseases and their caregivers with educational and practical information for living with respiratory ailments. The site helps visitors understand the benefits of portable oxygen solutions and how they can provide the mobility and independence they need to get moving more often -- resulting in healthier, more independent lifestyles.

"Understanding COPD: A Glossary of 15 Commonly Used Terms" outlines terms those with COPD will likely hear from their doctors, respiratory therapists and support groups, including:

  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Emphysema
  • Nasal Cannula
  • Oxygen Concentrator
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Trachea

Visit today to download your free copy of the guide!

About Do More With Oxygen is an online community that offers educational and problem-solving information for people diagnosed with respiratory ailments like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and those who care for them. Topics covered include portable oxygen solutions, exercising with oxygen, health and nutrition tips, guidelines for traveling with oxygen, oxygen safety and many more. To learn more, visit