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Nutrition and Wellness
Hi, there. Russell Winwood, the COPD Athlete here, again. Today, I want to talk to you about oxygen levels. As a person living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), I’m always on the lookout for information that can help me keep my oxygen levels high....
At Lung Health Institute (LHI), our health care team knows a diet high in healthy fats can be helpful for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This type of diet can also be helpful for patients with other chronic lung diseases. However, you may...
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...
You may have all the general travel planning out of the way, but have you planned for your oxygen needs? Planning for your oxygen needs well in advance of your trip can help you feel in control and reduce any anxiety you may feel. Below, we’ve compiled some helpful...
Popular Lung Health Articles
Vegetables can be helpful for your lungs if you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and guacamole is a tasty dip that can spice up all the lung-healthy vegetables you eat. You may believe that this dip is hard to make, but Lung Health Institute offers...read more
Hello, all. My name is Russell Winwood, and I have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). I’m also known by many as the COPD athlete. One of the biggest factors that affect my ability to continue exercising with COPD is my diet, and I have to say it took me a...read more
Essential oils are pressed from the leaves, roots, stems and other parts of certain plants. There are many essential oils that can offer benefits for patients treating symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, it’s important that you know some...read more
During my nearly 20-year career as a registered nurse, patient safety has always been my priority. I recently shared my recommendations for other nurses on this topic; however, I also encourage patients to make safety their first consideration when pursuing a new...read more
Many soups rely on carb-heavy ingredients like potatoes, and this means lung-healthy soup options can be hard to find. Lung Health Institute is here to help by offering a low-carb chilled avocado soup. This soup offers a hefty dose of healthy fats and protein in every...read more
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive and incurable chronic lung condition, and it’s usually treated with prescribed medicine like inhaled corticosteroids. However, there are also many natural and complementary treatments for COPD, and one of...read more
At Lung Health Institute (LHI), our health care team knows a diet high in healthy fats can be helpful for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This type of diet can also be helpful for patients with other chronic lung diseases. However, you may...read more
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive lung condition that will change your life if you have it, and I should know. Hello, there. My name is Russell Winwood, and I’m known as the COPD athlete. Since my own COPD diagnosis, I’ve been able to run...read more
COPD patients are grouped into 4 stages. Lung Health Institute reveals the factors used to place patients in a stage.read more
Eating lung-healthy food can still be tasty. Lung Health Institute reveals a delicious and lung-healthy popcorn chicken nugget recipe.read more
Many chronic lung disease patients have inspiring stories. Lung Health Institute reveals the story of ILD patient Donna Reese.read more
The morning of April 6, a team of Lung Health Institute employees and their friends climbed 914 stairs (42 floors) in honor of patients who live with chronic lung disease every day. This year marks the 14th annual Fight for Air Climb in Tampa. Why the Fight for Air...read more