Read what these experts have to say about lung health, treatments, nutrition, exercise, and more.
Nutrition and Wellness
Staying hydrated is important for every person. However, the Lung Health Institute health care team knows that it’s particularly important for COPD patients. In fact, one whole section of our Anti-Inflammatory Initiative™, or AI2™, plans is dedicated to helping you...
Your diet is important if you have COPD. The Lung Health Institute advisory board member Russell Winwood reveals five foods to add to your COPD diet.
Quick Tips and Innovation
One of the big advantages e-cigarettes are said to have over tobacco products is they’re supposed to make it easier and safer for people to quit smoking. However, many e-cigarette companies are owned by companies that also make tobacco products, so you may want to...
Quitting smoking is an excellent goal, but it’s not always easy to do. The difficulties you face when trying to quit may make you wish you could quit smoking more rapidly, and in fact, there are some tips that may help you do just that. 3 Tips that May Help You Quit...
Popular Lung Health Articles
Smoking cigarettes, exposure to dust particles and pollution and a couple of rare genetic factors can cause chronic lung diseases to affect your ability to breathe. One lung disease that millions of people are diagnosed with is emphysema. Emphysema is a form of...read more
Emphysema is one of the major pulmonary diseases that is considered a form of COPD. It creates shortness of breath by damaging the air sacs in your lungs. People who are diagnosed with COPD usually have emphysema coupled with chronic bronchitis, which causes problems...read more
One of the difficulties that people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) face is the flare-up of symptoms. These flare-ups are periods of time when symptoms of COPD are worse and cause more shortness of breath and coughing. Use your medications as...read more
Living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is challenging. The disease causes shortness of breath and, since it cannot be cured, only grows worse over time and creates bigger problems such as respiratory failure. Most people with COPD go for treatments...read more
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) makes life such a challenge due to shortness of breath. The disease grows worse over time, especially without treatment, so people who have been diagnosed with it look all over for treatments that can help. Many medical...read more
When you’re diagnosed with COPD, you need to think of treatments that can help improve your ability to breathe and slow the progression of the disease. Something else you’ll need to think about is diet. The food you eat plays a large role in your lung health and your...read more
Many of you may be aware that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive disease that cannot be cured. It causes shortness of breath and congestion that can make it difficult for you to live a normal life. Eventually, it can progress so far that it...read more
People who are diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) should immediately begin looking into steps to improve their breathing and quality of life. COPD creates difficulties in breathing that make your daily life challenging. Eventually, it can lead...read more
If you’ve been diagnosed with COPD, you are probably aware that there are treatments that can help manage the symptoms of the disease and slow its progression. While none of these treatments can cure the disease, they can help improve your quality of life and your...read more
In light of modern medicine, herbal remedies are easily dismissable as tools of the past. However, herbs still have many uses for helping people deal with symptoms of all kinds of medical conditions, including COPD. Plus, many of them taste good too, so we’re sure...read more
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disease that causes shortness of breath and can make it challenging to live your daily life. It grows worse over time and can eventually lead to more serious conditions like respiratory failure or heart failure. COPD...read more
Oxygen is a gas in the air that we breathe that is crucial for life. All of your body’s systems use oxygen as fuel to continue functioning at healthy rates. When a lung disease like COPD affects your ability to take in the oxygen your body needs, you will need medical...read more