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COPD Causes: How Does COPD Happen and Why?

COPD Causes: How Does COPD Happen and Why?

For those diagnosed with COPD, the first question can often be how? Although there are a variety of causes for COPD, the information doesn’t always square right. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to give you the information you need on COPD Causes: How Does It Happen and Why?

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Maya Angelou and COPD: A Woman Who Lived with COPD

27 Feb 2017
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Maya Angelou and COPD: A Woman Who Lived with COPD

Many people don’t know that famous poet, author and activist, Maya Angelou, lived with COPD. Learn more about Maya Angelou and COPD here.

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Emphysema Prognosis and Treatment Options

Emphysema Prognosis and Treatment Options

Emphysema prognosis often depends on how advanced your condition and symptoms are. Keep reading for more information about emphysema prognosis and treatments here.

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What is Emphysema?

24 Feb 2017
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Emphysema is one of the major obstructive lung diseases classified as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Emphysema is a chronic lung disease that gradually destroys alveoli, the tiny air sacs that enable our lungs to exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide. The destruction of alveoli makes breathing progressively more difficult.

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Symptoms & What You Can Do

31 Jan 2017
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Symptoms & What You Can Do

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease symptoms can cause anxiety, which can make breathing more difficult. Keep reading for our tips to breathe easier.

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Obstructive and Restrictive Lung Disease: Your Complete Guide

Obstructive and Restrictive Lung Disease: Everything You Need to Know

Our complete guide to obstructive and restrictive lung disease can help you stay informed about your condition and proactive in your healthcare. Read on for more.

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Emphysema Stages: What Your Numbers Mean

16 Sep 2016
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Emphysema Stages: What Your Numbers Mean

One of the most important questions associated with an emphysema diagnosis is “what is my stage?”. For those who live with the disease, staging information can be vital for adjusting one’s lifestyle in order to improve quality of life moving forward. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to breakdown Emphysema Stages and what your numbers mean.

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Emphysema Fatigue: How to Boost Energy Levels

19 Aug 2016
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Emphysema Fatigue: How to Boost Energy Levels

Emphysema and emphysema fatigue can take a toll on a person’s energy level and state of mind. Check out these tips to fight emphysema fatigue and boost energy levels.

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Emphysema Facts You Need to Know

17 Aug 2016
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Emphysema Facts You Need to Know

It can be challenging to feel like you have all the facts you need, especially when you are trying to manage a chronic health condition like emphysema. Keep reading to learn the emphysema facts you need to know to help you stay informed.

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