Also found in: Acronyms.


Abbreviation for:
chronic obstructive airways disease (more commonly, COPD) (Medspeak-UK)
chronic occlusive arterial disease
clinician-oriented access to data
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

Patient discussion about COAD

Q. Yoga for COPD? I was diagnosed with COPD two years ago, and so far I manage to keep on with my life, although I stopped my regular exercise. A friend of mine that also has COPD told me about yoga exercises for COPD patients- Does anyone here knows something about it?

A. Yoga can teach you how to breath properly, and is also a very good exercise. It's also very relaxing which is also good for you lung, and you can enjoy it. Just give it a try, but ask your physician first.

Q. (COPD)chronic obstructive pulmonary disease the main causes of?

A. Mainly smoking, although ambient air pollution and industrial exposure to dust have also been implicated as causes.

You may read more here:

More discussions about COAD
This content is provided by iMedix and is subject to iMedix Terms. The Questions and Answers are not endorsed or recommended and are made available by patients, not doctors.
References in periodicals archive ?
Moores swiped two leg-side sixes in four balls off Maharaj - one out of the ground and the other caught in the crowd - as he dominated a 41-run stand for the eighth wicket with Luke Wood, who edged Coad to second slip in the 58th over.
Let's be heard and let's put republicanism right in the middle of the debate about socialism," Coad added.
The rehousing operation was in a "dire state", said Ms Dent Coad, adding that her office was now dealing with 100 households affected by Grenfell, comprising 250 people.
Luke Fletcher was run out and Harry Gurney miscued Coad to cover to wrap up the innings.
In the Opinion piece, The M in STEM: What is it really?, Coad (2016) explores ideas related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics, otherwise known in short as STEM.
The White Rose have a great knack of unearthing young talent to compensate for international call-ups and this season's rising star is Ben Coad, whose eight wickets against Lancashire took his tally to 31 in five matches.
BEN COAD continued his amazing start to the season with a careerbest 6-25 as Yorkshire seized control of the Specsavers County Championship Roses clash at Headingley yesterday.
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 26, 2015-Wells Fargo appoints John Coad as National Sales manager
Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) has said that John Coad has been named national sales manager for SBA Lending.
Purpose: Prednisolone (Kidsolone) is an anti-inflammatory drug that is mainly used for patients with chronic obstructive airway diseases (COAD), such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD).
The species of the toothcarp in the genus Aphanius Nardo, 1827 (Cyprinodontiformes) with about 25 species are the only representatives of the cyprinodontids in the Old World and are widely distributed along the coastal areas of the Mediterranean region to the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf as far as Iran, Iraq and Pakistan (Wildekamp 1993; Coad 2013).