The official blog of the Lung Institute.
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?
Many people don’t know that famous poet, author and activist, Maya Angelou, lived with COPD. Learn more about Maya Angelou and COPD here.
Emphysema prognosis often depends on how advanced your condition and symptoms are. Keep reading for more information about emphysema prognosis and treatments here.
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.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease symptoms can cause anxiety, which can make breathing more difficult. Keep reading for our tips to breathe easier.
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.
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.
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.
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.