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3 New Year’s Resolutions Beneficial to COPD Patients

3 New Year’s Resolutions Beneficial to COPD Patients

It’s customary to take stock of the past year as the new year dawns in January, and I recommend that patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) make the most of this opportunity. There are many resolutions that can benefit your quality of life with...
7 Tips for Protecting Your Lungs in Frigid Weather

7 Tips for Protecting Your Lungs in Frigid Weather

Cold air makes it more difficult to breathe. When you have a chronic lung disease, anything that makes it more difficult to breathe is a problem. However, you cannot be expected to stay cooped up indoors all winter. If you must go outside, take some precautions to...
What is EVALI?

What is EVALI?

EVALI stands for e-cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury. Simply put, it’s a condition people get when vaping injures their lungs. The news has been filled with updates on vaping-related illnesses. Use of e-cigarettes, commonly referred to as vaping,...
3 Simple Tips to Improve Your Diet in the New Year

3 Simple Tips to Improve Your Diet in the New Year

New year, new you? It can be easy to make a resolution and much harder to keep it. Many diet resolutions fail, not because the person isn’t trying to do a good job, but because the diet is too complicated. For those with chronic lung conditions, reducing inflammation...
How National Radon Action Month Is Connected to COPD

How National Radon Action Month Is Connected to COPD

Radon gas exposure might not be something that you’ve heard of, but it’s so dangerous that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated the entire month of January National Radon Action Month. Here are some things you should know about radon gas and why...
Find the Resolve to Quit Smoking in the New Year

Find the Resolve to Quit Smoking in the New Year

If quitting smoking is on your list of New Year’s resolutions, you’re not alone. The business magazine Inc. ranked quitting smoking as number 6 on its list of the 10 most common resolutions in 2019. And there’s no better time to quit than now. According to the Centers...
Is THC Causing Vaping-Related Lung Injuries?

Is THC Causing Vaping-Related Lung Injuries?

This year, a spate of unusual lung injuries associated with e-cigarette use has swept across the United States and harmed over 2,000 people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). E-cigarette use, or vaping, has been around for years, which...
3 Tips on How to Manage COPD This Holiday Season

3 Tips on How to Manage COPD This Holiday Season

Living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) isn’t easy, but with the right education and support from professionals and friends, you can improve your quality of life. Managing your COPD is even more difficult during the cold months, so Lung Health...
12 Days of Breathing Exercises

12 Days of Breathing Exercises

If you have chronic lung disease, practicing breathing exercises can help you control your symptoms, clear your lungs and breathe with less effort. Below, we’ve outlined a way for you to practice controlled breathing exercises for 12 days. By following the regimen...
Eggnog Inspired Chia Seed Pudding

Eggnog Inspired Chia Seed Pudding

Eggnog is a classic holiday flavor, and this recipe for chia seed pudding can help you recreate the taste without all the added sugar. Chia is derived from the Mayan word “chiháan,” which means strong or strengthening. The ancient Aztecs and Mayans added chia seeds to...
How to Avoid Holiday Sweets When You Have COPD

How to Avoid Holiday Sweets When You Have COPD

The holiday season is here, which means good times with family and friends and lots of delicious food. However, food choices can be limited when you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), especially when it comes to sweets.  Since much of the holiday...
5 Holiday Gift Ideas for Someone With COPD

5 Holiday Gift Ideas for Someone With COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a life-changer. When someone has been diagnosed with COPD, they need to make adjustments in their life, including exercise and dietary changes. People who have been diagnosed with COPD can use all of the care and support...
5 Ways to Protect Your Lungs During the Holidays

5 Ways to Protect Your Lungs During the Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time of year to connect with loved ones and spread festive cheer. But if you have chronic lung disease, holiday decor can expose you to triggers that lead to flare-ups of your condition. Here are common items to be aware of, so you can...
What Happens During a Consultation

What Happens During a Consultation

At Lung Health Institute, we’re a patient-first organization. I, along with the rest of our medical providers, want to make sure that all your questions are answered before you come to one of our clinics to receive cellular therapy. As a service to you, we offer all...

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