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The official blog of the Lung Institute.

Motivational Quotes

6 Feb 2016 | Under Motivational Quotes | Posted by | 0 Comments
Booker T. Washington

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.

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Lung Disease First-Aid Kit

Lung Disease First-Aid Kit

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.

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CT Masks for COPD

3 Feb 2016 | Under COPD, Lifestyle Modifications, Stem Cell Therapy | Posted by | 2 Comments
CT Masks for COPD

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.

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Training for a 5k with COPD

Training for a 5k with COPD

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…

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Can Your Pet Get COPD?

Can Your Pets get COPD?

It’s commonly known that humans can get COPD and other lung disease, but what about pets? Find out which pets can be affected by COPD and lung disease.

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5 Tips to Increase your Blood Oxygen Naturally

29 Jan 2016 | Under Lifestyle Modifications, Lung Disease, Uncategorized | Posted by | 24 Comments
5 tips to increase your blood oxygen naturally repost

For those suffering from low blood oxygen levels due to lung disease, every little bit counts. Try some of these steps.

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How to Help a Parent with Lung Disease

How to Help a Parent with Lung Disease

The battle with lung disease can be frustrating for the person with the disease. However, they don’t have to do it alone. Here are some tips on how a child can help their parent with lung disease.

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Can COPD Affect Your Sleep?

Can COPD Affect Your Sleep?

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.

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Busting COPD Myths

Busting COPD Myths

Can you spot the fact or fiction about COPD? We’re busting COPD myths to help you stay on top of your health.

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