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FEV1 and FVC are two important measurements gained from a pulmonary function test (PFT). Keep reading to learn the facts you need to know about FEV1 and FVC.
When someone is diagnosed with COPD, it can feel devastating. It can feel isolating trying to learn how to manage the disease, but fear not. There are millions of people around the U.S. battling COPD with you. Learn more about COPD statistics and why you are not alone.
Do New Genetic Risk Markers for COPD Overlap with Other Lung Diseases? Keep reading to learn more about this new research here.
Here are some things to look for and to avoid when choosing the right stem cell clinic for you. Keep reading to learn more information.
A COPD flare-up can suddenly worsen COPD symptoms. Here are the facts you need to know about a COPD flare-up and what you can do. Keep reading to learn more.
Shortness of breath and COPD cause frustration and anxiety in many people. Keep reading for tips to cope with shortness of breath and COPD here.
For those living with COPD, there are many aspects of one’s health to monitor. One of those aspects is oxygen saturation levels. As COPD progresses, oxygen saturation levels get worse. Learn more about how COPD affects oxygen saturation levels.
When it comes to shortness of breath, there can never seem to be enough effective methods for relieving it. However, the most effective is often the simplest: stop and breathe. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to give you Pursed Lips Breathing: How to Do It and Why It Helps?