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COPD and Knowing Your Safe Oxygen Levels

19 Sep 2017
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For people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, pulmonary fibrosis and other chronic lung diseases, keeping a close eye on their blood oxygen level is often part of the daily routine. And, for some people living with COPD and other chronic lung conditions, receiving enough oxygen can be challenging. Every cell, organ and tissue…

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7 Ways to Live Better with COPD

14 Sep 2017
| Under COPD, Diet and Nutrition, Lifestyle | Posted by | 0 Comments
7 Ways to Live Better with COPD

For those with COPD, life isn’t always easy. As quality of life gradually drops making activities once considered second nature, harder and harder, many with COPD begin looking for anything to improve their lives. Although there are medications and treatments available to relieve symptoms, with your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to bring you 7 Ways to Live Better with COPD that can you can start today.

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Preparing for COPD and Cold Weather

12 Sep 2017
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Cold temperatures are particularly healthy for anyone, let alone if you have COPD. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to breakdown the process of Preparing for COPD and Cold Weather in order to keep you healthy and breathing clear this Fall and Winter season.

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Sleeping Positions with COPD

9 Sep 2017
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Sleeping Positions with COPD

Find the Escape with COPD. Do you ever wake up in the middle of the night struggling for breath? Does it ever feel like the agonizing pain will never go away? Having a good night’s sleep is vital to maintaining good health. Without sufficient sleep, the body cannot begin to heal itself, which weakens the immune…

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How Can Yoga Help COPD?

2 Sep 2017
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Exercise helps your body use oxygen better. The key is not to overdo it. Your doctor may have suggested yoga as a gentle workout, or maybe you’ve heard about the benefits of it. So true or false: how can yoga help COPD?

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What Is the Medical Condition COPD?

22 Aug 2017
| Under COPD, Disease Education, Lung Disease, Medical | Posted by | 2 Comments
What Is the Medical Condition COPD?

COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a medical condition that may involve lung scarring, inflammation, an overproduction of mucus and a gradual loss of elasticity in the airways. There are actually several conditions, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis, that are considered to be forms of COPD. These conditions can affect people in different ways,…

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What Inhalers Are Used for COPD?

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What Inhalers Are Used for COPD?

Inhalers are a mainstay of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) treatment. These portable medical devices are designed to hold medications that are administered through inhalation (breathing in). Inhalers are particularly useful for treating lung conditions because inhaled medications can reach the airways without traveling throughout the rest of the body. Several types of inhaled medications…

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What Medications are Prescribed for COPD?

What medications are prescribed for COPD?

The medications prescribed for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) depend on the type of symptoms that a patient is experiencing, as well as their frequency and severity. COPD, which is a category of diseases including emphysema and chronic bronchitis, is characterized by restricted airflow into and out of the lungs, resulting in shortness of breath…

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COPD and Knowing your Safe Oxygen Levels

COPD and Knowing your Safe Oxygen Levels

For people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, pulmonary fibrosis and other chronic lung diseases, keeping a close eye on their blood oxygen level is often part of the daily routine. However, for people living with COPD and other chronic lung conditions, receiving enough oxygen can be challenging. Every cell, organ and tissue in…

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