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COPD and Genetics: Genes That Could Increase Your Risk

Smoking is one of the primary reasons people get chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other chronic lung diseases. However, there is a growing body of evidence that suggests your genetics may play a role as well.  I’m Dr. Perry at Lung Health Institute,...
The Benefits of Music for People With COPD

The Benefits of Music for People With COPD

If you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or another chronic lung condition, creating and listening to music can be a healthy and fun activity for you. In particular, singing and playing a wind instrument (like the flute, harmonica, saxophone, clarinet,...
3 Benefits Smoothies Offer to COPD Patients

3 Benefits Smoothies Offer to COPD Patients

You may have heard that smoothies can be good for you, but chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients may not believe this is true for them. Hi, I’m Russell Winwood the COPD Athlete, and today, I’d like to let my fellow COPD patients know about 3 benefits...
Preparing for Allergy Season With a Chronic Lung Disease

Preparing for Allergy Season With a Chronic Lung Disease

It’s no wonder you hear a lot of sneezing during allergy season; the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) estimates that 50 million Americans suffer from some type of allergy every year.  For patients with chronic lung diseases, allergies can be...
Don’t Let Yourself Be Fooled by These 3 COPD Myths

Don’t Let Yourself Be Fooled by These 3 COPD Myths

As a registered nurse, I know there’s a lot of information about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) out there on the internet. Many patients rely on this information, and it can be helpful if the source is reliable. In general, it’s a good idea for COPD...
A Taste of the Philippines: Adobo Pork

A Taste of the Philippines: Adobo Pork

Filipino adobo is a classic method for marinating cuts of meat or fish in the Philippines. This type of cooking was named by the Spanish — adobo is the Spanish word for “marinade.” Traditional adobo recipes call for meat to be marinated and stewed in a spicy,...
Natalie L.’s Story: How Believing in Yourself Helps COPD

Natalie L.’s Story: How Believing in Yourself Helps COPD

Some of us believe in ourselves a lot, and others have a harder time doing so. However, believing in yourself and having a positive attitude is vital for patients living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and there are few patients who have displayed...
The Cost of Cellular Therapy vs. Traditional Treatments

The Cost of Cellular Therapy vs. Traditional Treatments

In 2010, the CDC reported that the national health care cost of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) equaled $32.1 billion. That number was projected to rise to $49 billion by 2020. If you suffer from chronic lung disease, you are already familiar with how...
August Is National Immunization Awareness Month

August Is National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) — a month dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that all adults get the influenza vaccine annually....
How LHI Helps You After Cellular Therapy 

How LHI Helps You After Cellular Therapy 

Lung Health Institute’s commitment to our patients doesn’t end after they visit one of our 5 clinics. In fact, receiving our cellular therapy is just the beginning. Even after you leave our clinics, Lung Health Institute is committed to helping you get back to the...
The Relationship Between Anxiety and COPD

The Relationship Between Anxiety and COPD

When you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), it’s normal to have anxiety too. One common COPD symptom is breathlessness, which can be terrifying to experience. Here, we discuss the complex relationship between COPD and anxiety.  What Is the Relationship...
Preparing for a Hurricane With Chronic Lung Disease

Preparing for a Hurricane With Chronic Lung Disease

The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season started June 1, and it will last until November 30. If you suffer from chronic lung disease and live in a hurricane-prone city, early preparation is essential. Luckily, approaching hurricanes give plenty of warning, which allows you...
3 Activities COPD Patients Can Do at the Beach

3 Activities COPD Patients Can Do at the Beach

Russell Winwood, here, and for those of you who don’t know me, I’m the man people refer to as the COPD athlete. As a native of Australia, I’ve spent my fair share of time at the beach, and I still enjoy a good beach day now that I have chronic obstructive pulmonary...
Physical Side Effects of COPD Medications

Physical Side Effects of COPD Medications

If you suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chances are you are taking at least one medication for it. The purpose of taking COPD medications is to manage your symptoms and improve your quality of life. However, these strong drugs come with many...
Escape to the Mediterranean: Chicken With Lemon and Olives

Escape to the Mediterranean: Chicken With Lemon and Olives

In both 2018 and 2019, U.S. News & World Report ranked the Mediterranean diet as the healthiest diet worldwide. The Mediterranean diet emphasizes eating real, wholesome foods high in healthy fats, and it is linked to decreased risk for developing cardiovascular...

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