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- Interstitial Lung Disease Symptoms and Ways to Manage Them
Interstitial lung disease symptoms cause breathing difficulty, fatigue, trouble with oxygen absorption and more. Keep reading to learn the symptoms and ways to manage them here.
Here’s what you need to know about obstructive and restrictive lung disease. Keep reading to learn more.
As if having a lung disease weren’t enough, another issue to be aware of is Common Conditions for People with Lung Disease. Some conditions turn out to be contributing causes of lung disease. Conversely, lung disease can increase the chance of contracting others. While there isn’t a cure for COPD, rheumatoid arthritis or GERD, the symptoms can be managed to make life with these conditions more manageable.
About a third of our lives are spent sleeping. As important as sleep is to our ability to function, for those who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), quality sleep can be difficult to retain. However, with your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to give you the facts you need to get a better night’s sleep for better health.
We’ve all been sick with a cold or flu before. However, for those suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pneumonia can be devastating to an already weakened respiratory system. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to keep you informed on How Pneumonia Affects COPD and how to maintain good respiratory health.
The risks of not having enough oxygen include suffering from the low-oxygen conditions hypoxemia or hypoxia. Without oxygen, the brain, liver, and other organs can begin to sustain damage mere minutes after symptoms start. However, stem cell therapy may help promote healing and better lung function before the onset of severe problems such as hypoxia.
The use of painkillers in the treatment of COPD and other chronic lung disease are known for their benefits. But what are not as well known are the many downsides and negative effects of using opioids (painkillers) for the treatment of respiratory illnesses. With your health in mind the Lung Institute is here to provide the information you need in order to make the best decisions for your health moving forward.
The battle with lung disease can be frustrating for the person with the disease. However, they don’t have to do it alone. Here are some tips on how a child can help their parent with lung disease.
Can you spot the fact or fiction about COPD? We’re busting COPD myths to help you stay on top of your health.
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