The official blog of the Lung Institute.
Traveling with COPD may seem nearly impossible. With these simple tips, traveling with COPD will be easier, so you can enjoy your vacation fully. Keep reading to learn more.
Convenience and efficiency are the two major deciding factors when choosing between liquid or concentrated oxygen. Which is better for you?
The symptoms of a chronic lung disease such as COPD can be incredibly difficult to live with. However, symptom relief through a health program such as pulmonary rehabilitation is put in place to combat these symptoms directly. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to explore Pulmonary Rehabilitation for COPD: The Benefits, Exercises and Guidelines.
COPD flare-ups, or exacerbations, can be scary for anyone with COPD. Feel prepared and in control with these COPD exacerbation guidelines.
For those with severe chronic lung disease, the use of oxygen therapy is a necessity. However, the question then becomes oxygen tanks and oxygen concentrators: what’s the difference? With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to breakdown what you need to know on both, and how to make the most informed decision moving forward.
COPD Exacerbation Symptoms don’t have to take you by surprise. Read more to know what to look for and what you can do to be prepared.
It’s up to you to express your wishes. Sometimes, out of concern for your feelings, your family or loved ones might be reluctant to raise the issue of further care for you. If you’ve been diagnosed with a progressive lung disease, and are looking for a treatment option that goes beyond supplemental oxygen and medication, the Lung Institute might be able to help.