Dealing with lung disease is a physical and mental battle. For those who need some words of encouragement, check out our February motivational quotes list.
Stay prepared for life’s surprises by creating your own lung disease first-aid kit. We’ve made some recommendations about what to include. Check it out.
Even when it’s cold outside, you might want to enjoy your daily activities, such as going to the store or walking to the mailbox. However, for someone with COPD, cold temperatures can worsen COPD symptoms. Wearing a mask designed to keep your lungs warmer could help.
Start Where You Are Despite the difficulty of starting an exercise program, it’s essential to do something regularly to promote good circulation and, most importantly, to maintain lung capacity. For people who suffer from degenerative lung diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the very thought of Training for a 5k with COPD may seem completely out…
For those suffering from low blood oxygen levels due to lung disease, every little bit counts. Try some of these steps.
About a third of our lives are spent sleeping. As important as sleep is to our ability to function, for those who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), quality sleep can be difficult to retain. However, with your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to give you the facts you need to get a better night’s sleep for better health.