Whether you’re a spouse, family member, trained professional, or friend, assuming the role of a caregiver for someone with COPD or lung disease is not an easy task. Unfortunately, […]
Living with COPD can often be a delicate balance of trying to live your life and complete daily activities, while attempting to avoid an exacerbation. A COPD exacerbation is […]
Stanton “Kenny” Kolansky, a Franklinville, NJ resident and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) sufferer, had learned to cope with the everyday trials of lung disease.
But when Kenny became seriously […]
Quick quiz: Is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) more common in men or women?
You may be surprised to hear that COPD is more common in women. In fact, women […]
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is often associated with other comorbid conditions. This relationship is still somewhat misunderstood by scientists and continues to be the basis of extensive research, […]
Many people view meditating as a form of religious or spiritual practice, but in can also be performed for a variety of personal reasons and can have positive benefits […]
This past weekend, Lung Institute participated as a proud sponsor of the Fight for Air Stair Climb an event hosted by the American Lung Association in support of lung disease […]
One year ago, Gary Oberschlake was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a deadly lung disease with no known cause. His doctors in Tallahassee, FL told Gary, a family […]
If you have COPD, you know that difficulty breathing isn’t just limited to the daytime and often gets in the way of falling asleep. This can lead to mild […]