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Do Salt Lamps Help with COPD?

13 Mar 2018
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If you’re into natural health remedies, it’s likely you’ve already heard of Himalayan salt lamps. But do they provide any real benefits to people with lung diseases like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)?

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Does Medical Marijuana Help or Hurt My COPD?

8 Mar 2018
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Does Medical Marijuana Help or Hurt My COPD

According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, there are currently medical marijuana and cannabis programs in 29 of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico. However, what happens if your medical condition is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD?

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3 Exercises That May Help Your COPD

6 Mar 2018
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3 Exercises That May Help Your COPD

Making the decision to regularly exercise is even more difficult when you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. But research has found that having a regular exercise program can actually help.

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4 Tips for Easier Traveling with COPD

1 Mar 2018
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4 Tips for Easier Traveling with COPD

Though it can be fun to spend some time away from home, when you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), getting from one location to another can be a little more complex. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to make travel easier, and here are four tips that can help.

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Do I Have COPD or Emphysema? What’s the Difference?

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With your lung specifically, two conditions that may pop up as possible causes of your breathing issues include chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and emphysema. What’s the difference?

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Do You Have COPD? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

22 Feb 2018
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Do You Have COPD_ 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

The only way to know for sure if you have COPD is to go to the doctor and get a breath test (called a spirometry), a chest x-ray, or a chest CT scan. However, one piece of research has also discovered that there are five questions that could also be good indicators that your breathing troubles are related to COPD.

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Do I Have COPD? 6 Factors that Should Prompt a COPD Test

20 Feb 2018
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6 Factors that Should Prompt a COPD Test

The American Lung Association shares that in the United States chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)—a lung disease that makes it difficult to breathe—is the third leading cause of death. Sadly, although 11 million Americans have received a COPD diagnosis, the American Lung Association says that “millions more may have the disease without knowing it.” So,…

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3 Soups Good for Your Tummy AND Your COPD

15 Feb 2018
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When it’s cold outside, nothing tastes better than a steaming-hot bowl of your favorite soup. But what many people don’t realize is that, oftentimes, the ingredients in your soup of choice can help protect you from the latest bug. This is especially important if you suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) as research has…

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Valentine’s Day Gifts for Those with Lung Disease and Their Caregivers

13 Feb 2018
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Valentine’s Day Gifts for Those with Lung Disease and Their Caregivers

Valentine’s Day is a day of love. It’s a day dedicated to showing the people in our lives how much we appreciate them. That we care for them. That our world is a much better place solely because they’re in it. One way we do this is by giving them Valentine’s Day gifts. Gift Ideas…

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