Let’s be honest. When you think of getting oxygen, you only think about breathing. Don’t worry, you’re not alone; most people only consider oxygen found in the air. You can actually increase your oxygen levels in ways other than taking deep breaths. With the increased burning of fossil fuels, high levels of smog, seasonal allergies…
The notion that harmful air pollutants exist only outdoors is false. Some pollutants occurring in the home can be more harmful than those commonly encountered outdoors. Modern homes harbor many sources of respiratory irritation, but it’s not terribly difficult to lung-proof your home.
There are so many reasons why getting off the couch and into a pair of running shoes is a good idea. Even the lightest of exercise supports the cardiovascular system. Read more about going from 0 to running 5 kilometers (3.1) with lung disease.
Just because someone is suffering from lung disease doesn’t mean they can’t do fun things. Keeping the brain occupied with mentally stimulating activities can improve memory, mood and self-esteem.
You may be surprised to learn that progressive lung disease eventually leads to heart failure. The less oxygen that you inhale with each breath, the harder your heart has to work to pump oxygen throughout your body. There are, however, things you can do to help give your heart a break. Read on to learn what you can do.
The twenty-first century has been one of change and advancement. In design, architecture and education, our society has come a long way in the past 20 years. Clearly, the advancements most beneficial to human health and longevity have been made in the medical field. With growing access to specialized clinics across the country, many people choose to travel for medical care.
The number of people who smoke and where they do it may have changed, but in many ways cigarette composition has stayed the same.
There are several tools out there that can help lung disease sufferers improve their quality of life. We have taken the guesswork out of it by ranking the best lung health accessories under $100.
Sir Alexander Fleming, a Scottish researcher, is credited with the discovery of penicillin in 1928, but his innovation wasn’t put into common practice until 1942. The Russian Orthodox Church condemned organ transplant as unnatural, and the Roman Catholic Church didn’t openly supported it until 1990. The Lung Institute helps hundreds of people through the innovative technology of regenerative medicine. Read more or call (800) 970-1135.