Read what these experts have to say about lung health, treatments, nutrition, exercise, and more.
Nutrition and Wellness
For many years, we’ve been told high-fat diets are bad and that high-carb diets are the way to better heart health. However, new evidence may be turning this convention on its head. In fact, high-fat diets can help patients who have chronic obstructive pulmonary...
Hello, readers! It’s Russell Winwood here, and today, I want to talk about vegetables. If you’re anything like me, eating your vegetables may take you back to family dinners where your mom or dad made you sit at the table until you ate that broccoli. However, if you...
Quick Tips and Innovation
Many people might say the smell of a barbecue grill is synonymous with summertime. However, patients with chronic lung diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may think this isn’t an activity that’s possible for this condition. There are 2 tips...
Many issues can lead to chest tightness, and one of these issues is a chronic lung disease. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other chronic lung conditions often cause chest tightness because the lungs become inflamed and damaged as a result of these...
Popular Lung Health Articles
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease that affects millions of people around the world. COPD patients must often deal with symptoms such as excessive mucus production, lung tissue inflammation and shortness of breath, and these...read more
The growing number of patients who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other chronic lung diseases is an excellent reason to pay more attention to your lung health. One way you may be able to improve the health of your lungs is with vitamins, and the...read more
If you’re suffering from a chronic lung disease like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), eating right is more vital than ever. The Lung Health Institute offers this lung-healthy salad that’s perfect for lunchtime. In this recipe, we recommend that you make...read more
Chronic lung diseases are progressive conditions with a variety of symptoms that appear even in the early stages of the disease. However, many people may not know what symptoms indicate you have something wrong with your lungs. Signs you may have something wrong with...read more
Hi, folks. Russell Winwood here, and for those of you who haven’t heard of me, I’m the man who’s known as the COPD athlete. As you can imagine, this title means I’m a strong advocate for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients getting out and exercising,...read more
With the ever-growing risk of chronic lung diseases like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), more and more people are asking the question, “How do you improve your lung health?” Our health care team at Lung Health Institute wants to offer you 2 tips that may...read more
Medical treatment for chronic lung conditions often involves diagnosis, prescription and getting the patient on his or her way. When a medical practitioner asks how a patient feels, it’s usually limited to the way they feel physically. Emotional needs of patients are...read more
Smoking is the leading cause of chronic lung diseases, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which is a great reason to quit. Once you’ve quit smoking, you may start wondering about the tar that’s built up in your lungs. In fact, you may be asking...read more
According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 16 million people in the U.S. suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in 2018. With so many people living with this disease, medical researchers are constantly searching for new ways to treat...read more
There are many natural ways to treat chronic lung diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or pulmonary fibrosis. One natural treatment you may not have considered that may help treat such conditions is acupressure. Two ways acupressure treats...read more
Unfortunately, patients who are diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other chronic lung diseases have lungs that can never be completely repaired. While the body does have processes that provide a partial ability to repair lung tissues, the...read more
Medical experts agree that proper nutrition is vital for a body to fight chronic lung diseases like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but they aren’t always in agreement on what exactly the proper nutrition is for people with chronic lung conditions....read more