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Eight Tips to Prevent COPD Flare-Ups

18 Sep 2015
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Lung Institute | 8 Tips to Precent COPD Flare Ups

Eight Tips to Prevent COPD Flare-Ups Are you struggling everyday to simply breathe? Are you feeling with each passing day that you are accomplishing fewer of your planned activities? COPD flare-ups can limit your ability to complete daily tasks causing you to feel anxious, which can also lead to trouble sleeping. But did you know…

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COPD Lifestyle Changes

16 Sep 2015
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Lung Institute | COPD Life Style Changes

Implementing lifestyle changes when dealing with a condition like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is extremely vital to help reduce your symptoms. Although COPD is an incurable disease, minor lifestyle changes can improve your quality of life. Kick the Habit If you have not already quit smoking, doing so should be your top priority. Smoking intensifies…

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4 Apps To Help you Quit Smoking

4 Apps to Help you Quit Smoking It seems as if it is trapped between your fingers. As hard as you may try, you struggle to let it go. Seconds pass and it’s burning away at your lungs, heart and mind. As the cigarette is getting smaller, your body is becoming weaker. As hard as…

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Veterans with Occupational Lung Disease

16 May 2015
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Veterans with Lung Disease Lung Institute

Do Veterans Develop Lung Diseases While Deployed? When I hear the words “occupational lung disease”, I think of a scene from the movie October Sky when the miners are coming up the elevator from the coalmine; their faces are covered in coal dust and they are hacking into their hands. I don’t see the face…

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History of COPD

26 Jan 2015
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History of COPD Lung Institute

Believe it or not, we can trace the history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) back to the mid-1600s. Our knowledge of COPD began to develop with the writings of the Swiss-born physician, Theophile Bonet, in the mid-17th century. Having performed over 3,000 autopsies on his patients, Bonet first described the effects of emphysema on the…

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History of Chronic Bronchitis

23 Jan 2015
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History Of Chronic Bronchitis

When we talk about medical diseases, we never consider the history behind that disease. For example, did you know that before polio become a major disease in the 20th century, that it was actually documented by early Egyptians in paintings and carvings? Chronic bronchitis is also a condition that has seen its story unfold throughout…

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How ILD is different than other Lung Diseases

How ILD is different than other Lung Diseases Lung Institute

Is ILD the same as COPD? Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is an umbrella term used to categorize over 100 different types of pulmonary disorders that affect the absorption of oxygen into the lungs. It includes a diverse collection of illnesses with a variety of causes, treatments and prognoses. Individuals who suffer from interstitial lung disease often…

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How Can Your Biological Sex Contribute to COPD?

15 Nov 2014
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How Can Your Biological Sex Contribute to COPD?

Your Biological Sex as a Risk Factor for COPD For many years, it has been assumed that men are the primary target of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is an umbrella term that is used to encompass chronic lung diseases such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema. These conditions often leave sufferers…

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The Difference between Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis

5 Nov 2014
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The difference between emphysema and chronic bronchitis

Emphysema and chronic bronchitis are different types of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). With COPD, the lungs have developed permanent complications that affect the ease with which a person can breathe. Although COPD has no cure, there are now advancements in the form of cellular therapy that may help. Is it Emphysema or Chronic Bronchitis? Emphysema and chronic bronchitis can…

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