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Tips for Chronic Bronchitis Treatment at Home

12 Apr 2018
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A type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), chronic bronchitis causes inflammation of the lung’s air passages. It affects two main airways – the trachea (windpipe) and small bronchi (tree-like passages in the lungs). The thin airway linings in these lungs become inflamed, leaking fluids that clog the lungs. This can cause excessive coughing, chest…

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Lung-Healthy Recipe: Greek Yogurt with Walnuts and Raspberries

10 Apr 2018
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Greek Yogurt with Walnuts and Raspberries

Walnuts and berries are a great source of antioxidants to help calm inflammation in the lungs. This sweet and salty treat makes for a filling and healthy breakfast.

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What Causes Fibrosis of the Lungs?

5 Apr 2018
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What causes fibrosis of the lungs

Pulmonary fibrosis is a chronic lung disease that thickens and hardens the lung passageways responsible for carrying oxygen into the bloodstream. It can cause shortness of breath even with minimal activity.

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Lung-Healthy Recipes: Chilled Avocado Soup

2 Apr 2018
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Avocado has many benefits for those with chronic lung disease, as it’s rich in vitamins C and K — and heart-healthy monounsaturated fat, which can help prevent heart complications. The almond milk also helps reduce inflammation with antioxidants.   Ingredients 1 large ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and diced ½ c diced peeled seedless cucumber 1…

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How to Reduce COPD Exacerbations

29 Mar 2018
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If you have COPD, how can you keep your symptoms under better control, hopefully decreasing your odds of an exacerbation?

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Top COPD-Friendly Places to Live and Visit

27 Mar 2018
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When you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the quality of the air in your home and work environments matters.

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CHF and COPD: What’s the Connection?

22 Mar 2018
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The medical industry is full of letter-based abbreviations designed to make it easier to reference a variety of health conditions and two that sometimes go together are CHF and COPD. What are they and how are they connected?

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What Causes Pulmonary Hypertension?

20 Mar 2018
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If you’ve been diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension, you may be wondering what causes this particular condition. Here’s what the experts have to say.

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How Altitude Impacts Your Lung Health

15 Mar 2018
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According to research published in the journal Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine, the higher your altitude, the lower the oxygen tension in the air and the lower the barometric pressure. Though most people’s lungs effectively adapt to these types of environmental conditions, those with less-healthy lungs don’t react to these conditions as well.

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