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- Is It Asthma or COPD? The Answer Becomes More Difficult with Age
Coughing, difficulty breathing, wheezing, and tightness in the chest can all be signs that you have asthma. But they could also signal chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
While it’s fairly safe to say that no one likes getting the flu, this particular virus can be extremely problematic to some as WHO explains that these risks are even greater for individuals within “high-risk groups”—which includes those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.
The Lung Institute got a chance to tell its remarkable story to a national television audience in early November. Lifetime TV’s “Access Health” featured Dr. James St. Louis, Lung Institute senior medical advisor, discussing the innovative stem cell therapy that has helped many people address the progression of their COPD and do more than just…
With exposure to many allergens, chemicals and pollutants, if you’re a veteran, it’s important to know the facts about veterans and lung disease. Read on for more information.
Learn more about veterans’ lung disease in this short history and what’s being done to help veterans fight lung diseases. Keep reading for more information.
For those who live with COPD, chest tightness and pain can be a routine occurrence. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to breakdown 5 Tips to Reduce Chest Tightness from COPD and help you restore a bit of relief to your daily life.
Allergy season can spell discomfort for those living with COPD. However, understanding a few precautions, it’s possible to protect yourself from allergic reactions and COPD exacerbations. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to dive into COPD and Allergies: Why Clean Air is Vital for Better Breathing.
Lung infection and COPD often go hand-in-hand. Keep reading to learn more about the signs and symptoms of lung infection and COPD here.
COPD and heart problems have many similar symptoms and can be conditions that occur together. Learn the facts about COPD and heart problems as well as your treatment options here.
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