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The Best Weather for COPD: Where to Go and What to Avoid

17 Dec 2017
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The Best Weather for COPD: Where to Go and What to Avoid

When it comes to having COPD, understanding the effects of weather on symptoms is important in combating them. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to give you the information you need to know with The Best Weather for COPD: Where to Go and What to Avoid.

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Easy Holiday Activities With Lung Disease

16 Dec 2017
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The holiday season is a time to celebrate what really matters in life. The magic of the season brings people together to enjoy happy traditions and revel in the spirit of the holiday. It is not only a time for excitement, but also one for serenity. Take time this holiday season to appreciate friends and…

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Frail and Have COPD? Get Stronger, Get Better

14 Dec 2017
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A recent study in England focused on elderly patients with chronic lung diseases and found that patients considered frail were twice as likely not to complete a rehabilitation program. But, those who DID complete the program showed improvement compared to non-frail subjects.

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Humidifiers for COPD During Winter: Keeping the Air at Home Clean

COPD Humidifiers During Winter: Keeping Your Air at Home Clean

For those who live with COPD, affecting one’s indoor air quality at home is critical to improving your respiratory health. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to give you the information you need on COPD Humidifiers During Winter: Keeping Your Air at Home Clean.

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Best Natural Treatments for COPD

9 Dec 2017
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Best Natural Treatments for COPD

To help you get back to your favorite activities and to help you breathe easier, we’ve compiled some of the best natural treatments for COPD here. Read on for more.

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Enjoy Your Hobbies: Staying Active with COPD

7 Dec 2017
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Though every hobby is a bit different, there are a few actions you can take with each one that allows you to enjoy it the best you can while still looking after your lungs.

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COPD in Winter: The Best Cold Weather COPD Tips

3 Dec 2017
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COPD in Winter: The Best Cold Weather COPD Tips

Staying warm in cold weather can be a challenge for anyone, but for someone with COPD, staying warm is important for better lung function. From wearing warm clothing to trying a specialized mask to keeping your oxygen hoses under your clothes, there are many ways to help you successfully manage the cold with COPD in winter. Keep reading to learn more.

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Chiropractic and Lung Disease

2 Dec 2017
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Chiropractic and Lung Disease

Living with chronic lung disease can be difficult, but with so many treatment options available, there is hope. Chiropractic care has helped many people dealing with various chronic conditions feel better, including people with lung disease. Trying alternative treatment options, such as chiropractic care, acupuncture, or cellular therapy could improve your quality of life.

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4 Steps to Start a Healthy COPD Diet Right Now

28 Nov 2017
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Starting a new diet can be extremely difficult. But when your quality of life may depend on it, these types of changes are not only beneficial to your respiratory health, but necessary. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to guide you on How to Start a Healthy COPD Diet Right Now.

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