Traveling with COPD: Your Travel Tips Guide

Traveling with COPD: Your Travel Tips Guide

The big holidays are coming once again, and for people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), traveling with COPD may seem stressful and nearly impossible. Feeling worried about traveling with COPD is completely understandable. However, enjoying...
Liquid Oxygen: Weighing the Pros and Cons

Liquid Oxygen: Weighing the Pros and Cons

If you have a condition such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or pulmonary fibrosis, chances are that you might have a prescription for supplemental oxygen. Supplemental oxygen has shown to be beneficial for many people with chronic lung disease by...

COPD Exacerbation Guidelines: What You Can Do

COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a common lung condition that affects millions of people around the world. It causes inflammation in your lungs, which narrows the airway passages, making it difficult to breathe. Symptoms include: regular coughing or...
Oxygen Tanks and Oxygen Concentrators: What’s the Difference?

Oxygen Tanks and Oxygen Concentrators: What’s the Difference?

You’ve got two choices. We’re here to help you pick the best one. When it comes to the treatment of severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) your physician or pulmonologist may prescribe oxygen therapy—among other available forms of treatment—as a way to...
COPD Exacerbation Symptoms: What to Look For

COPD Exacerbation Symptoms: What to Look For

People living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) understand the importance of taking care of their lungs, avoiding triggers and following a treatment plan to prevent COPD flare-ups. Sometimes, COPD flare-ups are called COPD exacerbations. When it comes...
How to Explain Your Lung Disease to Loved Ones

How to Explain Your Lung Disease to Loved Ones

Essential Education By now, you’ve probably done some research on your condition and what to expect. It might also be helpful for you to learn about common misconceptions about the care needed for chronic lung disease patients–your family may be misinformed...