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COPD Diet: The 5 Best Snacks for People with COPD

19 Sep 2017
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Diet is critical when it comes to managing COPD. In forming a healthy COPD diet, sometimes it’s necessary to snack between meals to make sure you’re getting the appropriate vitamins and nutrients for optimal respiratory function. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to break down the core ingredients of a good COPD Diet: The 5 Best Snacks for People with COPD.

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Emphysema Prognosis After Quitting Smoking: What to Expect

16 Sep 2017
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Emphysema Prognosis After Quitting Smoking: What to Expect

It’s important to know the facts about emphysema prognosis after quitting smoking. Keep reading to learn more about what to expect when you quit smoking.

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7 Foods that Fight Lung Inflammation

29 Aug 2017
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Foods that Fight Lung Inflammation

If you have a lung disease you most likely have also experienced some sort of lung inflammation. Getting a new medication may provide help, but when the medication wears off you still have the inflammation. A more natural way is eating the right foods. Check out this article and find out what foods may help reduce and control lung inflammation.

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Occupational Lung Diseases: What You Need to Know

26 Jul 2017
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For many who’ve developed lung disease within their life, it’s predominantly been a result of smoking. However, for 6% of all COPD cases, lung disease can develop through workplace exposure to harmful respiratory conditions. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to explore Occupational Lung Disease: What You Need to Know.

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Early Symptoms of COPD: What Are Your Next Steps?

24 Jul 2017
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Early Symptoms of COPD: What Are Your Next Steps?

Although being diagnosed with COPD can be devastating, to catch it early within stages 1 or 2 can be the silver lining. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to guide you to understanding the Early Symptoms of COPD and determine What Are Your Next Steps.

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Managing COPD Panic Attacks and Anxiety: What You Can Do

18 Jul 2017
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Managing COPD Panic Attacks and Anxiety: What You Can Do

Panic attacks are symptoms of severe anxiety that can feel completely overwhelming and people with COPD are 10 times more likely to experience a panic attack than those without the condition. Managing COPD panic attacks and anxiety is key to improving overall quality of life. The steps to managing panic attacks involve learning as much as you can about them, understanding symptoms and triggers and enlisting those around you for emotional support.

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Coping with Pulmonary Fibrosis: 4 Tips for Breathing Better

12 Jul 2017
| Under Lifestyle, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Tips | Posted by | 4 Comments
Coping with Pulmonary Fibrosis: 4 Tips for Breathing Better

When faced with the prospect of coping with pulmonary fibrosis, sometimes the traditional medications aren’t always enough. In dealing with the day-to-day symptoms sometimes it takes significant change to one’s overall lifestyle. With your health in mind, the lung Institute is here to discuss Coping with Pulmonary Fibrosis: 4 Tips for Better Breathing.

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Oxygen Tanks and Oxygen Concentrators: What’s the Difference?

5 Jul 2017
| Under Guides, Oxygen Levels, Tips | Posted by | 2 Comments
Oxygen Tanks and Oxygen Concentrators: What’s the Difference?

For those with severe chronic lung disease, the use of oxygen therapy is a necessity. However, the question then becomes oxygen tanks and oxygen concentrators: what’s the difference? With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to breakdown what you need to know on both, and how to make the most informed decision moving forward.

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How to Create a Healthy COPD Diet in 5 Easy Steps

3 Apr 2017
| Under COPD, Diet and Nutrition, Lifestyle, Tips | Posted by | 12 Comments
How to Create a Healthy COPD Diet in 5 Easy Steps

When dealing with COPD symptoms and disease progression, the first instinct is to rely on medication. However, truly managing one’s health starts from the inside. It starts with your diet. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to give you the insight you need on How to Create a Healthy COPD Diet in 5 Easy Steps.

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