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Summer Games with COPD

4 Jul 2015 | Under Celebrations, COPD, Lifestyle Modifications | Posted by | 0 Comments
Summer Games with COPD

Celebrating the Fourth of July with COPD Fireworks will spark up again as we celebrate another year of America’s Independence. Families are cleaning out their yards in order to prepare for a fun day outside with the family. Although being outside is enjoyed by most, some people, especially those who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary…

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COPD in Your 30s, 40s and 50s

COPD in Your 30s, 40s and 50s

Managing COPD in your 30s, 40s and 50s presents ever-increasing challenges. The  National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) states that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third most common cause of death in the U.S. The NHLBI estimates that 12 million Americans have COPD, an additional 12 million suffer undiagnosed, and 120,000 people die…

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Macaroni and Cheese for Every Lung Disease Diet

2 Jul 2015 | Under COPD, Lifestyle Modifications, Lung Disease | Posted by | 0 Comments
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Creating a Healthy Diet to Meet Your Goals Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a good idea for everyone. But if you are one of the 12 million Americans who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), this can prove to be a difficult challenge. People diagnosed with COPD have to be especially aware of their…

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Caffeine and Lung Disease

1 Jul 2015 | Under Lifestyle Modifications, Lung Disease | Posted by | 0 Comments
caffeine and lung disease

A Day in the Life of Your Average Caffeine Connoisseur 6:00 AM: The alarm goes off. Ringing, ringing, ringing. Snooze. 6:07 AM: The alarm goes off again. It only rings once before snooze is hit. 6:14 AM: The alarm goes off a third time. You finally turn it off as a sweet aroma washes into…

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Sleeping Positions with COPD

30 Jun 2015 | Under COPD, Lifestyle Modifications | Posted by | 0 Comments
Sleeping Positions with COPD

Find the Escape with COPD. Do you ever wake up in the middle of the night struggling for breath? Does it ever feel like the agonizing pain will never go away? Having a good night’s sleep is vital to maintaining good health. Without sufficient sleep, the body cannot repair itself, which weakens the immune system. It…

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10 Tips for Positive Thinking

10 Tips for Positive Thinking

Positive thinking is the first step to better physical and mental wellbeing. Positive thinking doesn’t mean keeping your head in the sand and ignoring life’s less than pleasant situations. Positive thinking just means that you approach unpleasantness in a more positive and productive way. Here are 10 tips on positive thinking. Shifting your Mindset: 10…

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E-Cig Flavors Can Cause Lung Stress

26 Jun 2015 | Under Uncategorized | Posted by | 1 Comment
E-Cig Flavors Can Cause Lung Stress

Are E-Cigarettes a Healthy Choice? Many ex-smokers have found that e-cigarettes are a healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes because they eliminate smoke from being inhaled into the lungs. There are, however, several things to be aware of if you decide to smoke e-cigarettes. While they might be better than smoking traditional cigarettes, e-cigarettes can still…

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Three Tips for Enjoying Theme Parks

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Three Tips for Enjoying Theme Parks

Experiencing the Magic of Amusement Parks “Congratulations! You’ve just received stem cell therapy from the Lung Institute. Where are you going to go?” “I’m going to Disney World!” Summer is a chance to spend hours outside with your children and grandchildren, but unfortunately for the millions of people suffering from chronic lung diseases like chronic…

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COPD Around the World

25 Jun 2015 | Under Uncategorized | Posted by | 0 Comments
COPD Around the World

What is COPD? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease that ranges from mild to severe, or stage one to four, stage four being the most developed. COPD is characterized by a restriction of airflow into and out of the lungs, making breathing difficult. It is actually an umbrella term for diseases…

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