5 Medications That Could Be Making Your COPD Worse

When you’re not feeling well, popping a pill is often the first line of defense. Got a headache? Take some aspirin or ibuprofen. Allergies bothering you? An antihistamine will likely help. Though medications like these may effectively relieve the symptoms they’ve been...
Bronchodilator 101: Uses and Side Effects

Bronchodilator 101: Uses and Side Effects

Bronchodilators are important tools for your health, so it’s best to know it all up front. Let’s start with the obvious: a bronchodilator is an inhaler-type of medication made for the sole purpose of opening up the airways of the lungs. To put it simply, when...
The Best 5 Gifts for Someone with COPD

The Best 5 Gifts for Someone with COPD

It’s that time of the year again. Here’s how to shop for gifts for someone with COPD. Shopping for someone else is always a difficult task. Not only can it be hard to determine what someone else wants, needs or could use, but when adding in their tastes, even the...
Product Review: My Spirometer

Product Review: My Spirometer

A new innovation to measuring your pulmonary function. For those who suffer from chronic lung diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), managing one’s health and symptoms are among the most important lifestyle choices one can make. Under these...
COPD Symptoms Monitored with New App: The Future is Here

COPD Symptoms Monitored with New App: The Future is Here

The next big thing to keep COPD symptoms monitored may have just arrived. Monitoring one’s symptoms can be a difficult endeavor for those living with lung diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary fibrosis or emphysema. When quality of...
Product Review: GrandCare Systems

Product Review: GrandCare Systems

It’s an exciting new age for technology and communication. For those living with a chronic disease such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary fibrosis or heart disease, there may be times when you need a caregiver to assist during your day-to-day....
Best Tools for Better Health

Best Tools for Better Health

With so many products available, it can be challenging to know which could work best for you. Having the right devices in your home could help you in a variety of ways. For someone living with a chronic lung disease, these tools could really improve overall quality of...
Product Review: Hero Medication Dispenser

Product Review: Hero Medication Dispenser

An exciting shift in the way we view health management. It’s estimated that nearly 70% of all Americans are taking at least one form of medication. And for those with a chronic illness like COPD, the number of prescribed medications can be dizzying. As each medication...
Product Review: AlerSense Air Quality System

Product Review: AlerSense Air Quality System

For many people with chronic lung diseases, environmental triggers can worsen their symptoms. While there’s not much you can do about outdoor air quality or allergens, you can monitor your home’s indoor air quality. To help you know what’s available, we’ve looked into...
Top 5 Apps to Fight Lung Disease

Top 5 Apps to Fight Lung Disease

Top 5 Apps to Fight Lung Disease It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when dealing with lung disease. Depending on the condition, the symptoms can make a person feel trapped in their own skin, worried about triggering symptom flair-ups. But fear not, thanks to technological...