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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.
For those suffering from low blood oxygen levels due to lung disease, every little bit counts. Try some of these steps.
With so many delicious foods available, it can be difficult to eat in moderation. Whether you step up to the buffet with gusto or guilt, we can all benefit from a few strategies to avoid overeating.
Writing in a journal gives people a creative outlet. Some people keep treatment journals so that they can track their progress. Other people like to write about their thoughts and emotions in a personal journal. While there are many benefits of keeping a treatment journal, there are also many benefits of keeping a personal journal.
Staying active when it’s cold outside can be challenging. One way to stay active and warm is to try indoor winter gardening.
For those suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) getting the necessary cardiovascular exercise for each day may seem like an impossible task. Whether it’s a lack of mobility or a lack of energy to hit the gym, for those with COPD, obstacles can come in a variety of forms. However, with these guidelines in mind, the Lung Institute has crafted a workout plan that will improve your lung capacity and oxygen delivery, all from the comfort of your own couch.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive form of lung disease ranging from mild to severe. It is characterized by a restriction of airflow into and out of the lungs that makes breathing difficult. The term COPD encompasses emphysema and/or chronic bronchitis. As more people suffer from chronic lung disease and more studies are conducted to find…
Six Tips for Keeping Your Lungs Clean After a diagnosis of lung disease, quitting smoking is the single most effective thing a person can do to minimize lung damage, and the first of six tips for keeping your lungs clean. The human body demonstrates an amazing ability to promote the healing of itself, and the…