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Preparing for Winter with COPD

29 Nov 2014 | Under COPD, Lung Disease | Posted by | 0 Comments
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How does the Season Affect your Disease People who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have a laundry list of things they need to avoid to decrease symptom flare-ups. They have to avoid breathing in second-hand smoke and rooms with too much dust in the air. Another thing that COPD patients need to avoid…

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When to Shop with COPD: Black Friday Vs. Cyber Monday

When to Shop with COPD: Black Friday Vs. Cyber Monday

Epic Deal Battle: Black Friday Vs. Cyber Monday Every year, people have to make the difficult decision about their post-Thanksgiving shopping spree. The two options are always Black Friday or Cyber Monday. For many people, the main question is where can I get the best deals, but for people with a chronic lung disease such…

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COPD Tips for the Holiday

27 Nov 2014 | Under COPD, Lifestyle Modifications | Posted by | 0 Comments
COPD Tips for the Holiday

Be Prepared This Holiday Season Thanksgiving is here! Whether it be devouring a delicious turkey, watching the big game or the joy of seeing loved ones, this holiday is something that many people look forward to during the year. Unfortunately, enjoying the holidays can also be difficult for those that suffer from ongoing medical conditions,…

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Overeating on Thanksgiving: A Questionable Habit

Overeating on Thanksgiving: A Questionable Habit

It’s Thanksgiving and everybody is ready to eat their own body weight in perfectly baked turkey, fabulous side dishes and heartwarming desserts. The smell of turkey wafts through the air. There comes a time when you can no longer restrain yourself from consuming the stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes and green bean casserole. As it…

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Lung Disease Around the World

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When we are healthy, we tend to take our breathing for granted. We live everyday never fully giving thanks to the fact that our lungs are essential organs for life. This can all change when we discover that our lungs have become impaired. If our lungs are not working properly, nothing else but our ability…

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Lung Transplant and COPD: The Connection

24 Nov 2014 | Under COPD, Lung Transplant | Posted by | 0 Comments
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The Need For A New Pair of Lungs All month long we have been talking about COPD and trying to answer the most often asked questions associated with this disease. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a progressive form of lung disease ranging from mild to severe. It is characterized by a restriction of airflow…

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Stem Cell Therapy vs. Lung Transplant

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Lung transplants are often recommended to individuals in the last stage of their disease. In most situations, a lung transplant is prescribed to a person when it is suspected that they will not survive another year. Typically, good candidates for a lung transplant are in their 40s or younger and in good health, with the…

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Lung Transplant Survival Rates

21 Nov 2014 | Under COPD, Lung Transplant, Treatments | Posted by | 0 Comments
Lung Transplant Survival Rates

What Happens after the Transplant? For people with a very severe form of lung disease there are very few options for treatment. Lung diseases like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), interstitial lung disease or pulmonary fibrosis, are terminal and have no known cure. Even with the availability of alternative treatments like stem cell therapy, some…

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Quit Smoking for One Day. Quit Smoking for Life.

20 Nov 2014 | Under Lifestyle Modifications, Lung Disease | Posted by | 0 Comments
Quit Smoking for One Day. Quit Smoking for Life.

One Day at a Time This year on November 20th, we are hoping to help individuals change their lives. As the date of the Great American Smokeout sponsored by the American Cancer Society, we hope that November 20th will be the start of a smoke-free life for individuals all over the world. We believe that…

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