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What is My Why? Pete Dapont

7 Mar 2018
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What Is My Why

Each patient is unique. I go into each conversation open-minded and don’t ever judge or make assumptions about an individual.

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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?

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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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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