4 Stories to Inspire Those with COPD

4 Stories to Inspire Those with COPD

We all need a little inspiration sometimes… Living with a lung disease such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease can change your entire outlook on life. Not only can the disease be debilitating physically – turning a simple walk to the mailbox into an...
Motivational Quotes

Motivational Quotes

For those with lung disease, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), it is a constant battle on two fronts happening in the body and mind. On the physical side, the patient finds ways to prevent symptom flare-ups. On the mental side, the patient deals...
Benefits of Keeping a Personal Journal

Benefits of Keeping a Personal Journal

Benefits of Keeping a Personal Journal When you live with a chronic health condition such as lung disease, you may have been encouraged to keep a treatment journal. Some doctors ask their patients to write down the date and time their patients felt symptoms such as...
The Power of Positive Thinking

The Power of Positive Thinking

Power of Positive Thinking When living with a condition like COPD, maintaining a positive attitude can be difficult. It’s normal to feel frustrated, worried, or afraid. These difficult-to-process emotions often accompany chronic health conditions and can leave people...
Staying Positive with Lung Disease

Staying Positive with Lung Disease

Staying Positive with Lung Disease   Diagnosis with a serious chronic health condition such as COPD can leave you overwhelmed with how to cope with the condition and the tough emotions that come along with it. Left unchecked, those emotions can lead to depression...
Healthy Lung Month 2015

Healthy Lung Month 2015

Healthy Lung Month 2015 October is a month set aside for lung awareness. It’s National Healthy Lung Month, and Lung Health Day is October 28. National Respiratory Care Week is October 25-30. It may seem arbitrary to set aside a particular month for health awareness,...
Positive Outcomes – Changed Lives

Positive Outcomes – Changed Lives

At the Lung Health Institute, we strive to improve the quality of life for our patients. Having a debilitating lung disease is not only a struggle for patients, but also for their families. Our standard is to provide the highest level of quality care with sensitivity,...
Purple Heart Day

Purple Heart Day

Purple Heart Day On August 7, 1782, in Newburgh, New York, General George Washington announced the creation of the Badge for Military Merit, a decoration consisting of a purple, heart-shaped piece of silk with the word “Merit” embroidered in silver. The badge would be...
Camping with Lung Disease

Camping with Lung Disease

Summer and camping go together. The warmer months are our chance to get out into the beauty of nature and pitch a tent, cast a line over the water, and make memories with loved ones. But for millions who suffer from conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary...