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What Is a Peak Flow Meter?

What Is a Peak Flow Meter?

Spirometry is a type of lung function test that doctors use to measure a patient’s lung function. This test is commonly used to track the decrease in lung function of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Many doctors have their COPD patients do...
3 Ways to Get Active This Spring With COPD

3 Ways to Get Active This Spring With COPD

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may feel like they have no options to stay active this spring. However, I’m here to tell you that this just isn’t true. I typically love to take my jogging, cycling and swimming outside in the spring, but that...
Study Reports Vaping Increases Emphysema Risk

Study Reports Vaping Increases Emphysema Risk

When vaping first appeared, many medical professionals thought that it might be a safer alternative to smoking. Statements like these could be one of the reasons that about 1 in 5 people between the ages of 18 and 29 report vaping regularly.  Unfortunately, emerging...
Establishing Good Sleep Hygiene

Establishing Good Sleep Hygiene

My patients with chronic lung disease often report difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep and sleeping deeply. Respiratory symptoms, medications and anxiety or depression can contribute to poor sleep if you have lung disease.  A way to improve the quality of your...
3 Ways to Improve Your Mindset When You Have COPD

3 Ways to Improve Your Mindset When You Have COPD

Most people have days when they’re a little down, but it’s much more common for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients to have a negative mindset. This makes sense since we’re dealing with a serious progressive lung condition. As a COPD patient myself,...
The Natural Healing Powers of Your Own Body

The Natural Healing Powers of Your Own Body

Western medicine is effective in many ways, but it often relies on things like medication and surgery. It also tends to take for granted the amazing healing powers our bodies naturally possess. Recently, medical professionals and organizations have begun to revisit...
Can CBD Cure My Lung Disease?

Can CBD Cure My Lung Disease?

You’ve probably noticed that more and more media attention has been focused on a substance called cannabidiol (CBD), and there are claims that this substance can do miraculous things like control the spread of cancer. CBD is undergoing the same type of scrutiny and...
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...
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...
Tips for Holiday Shopping With Chronic Lung Disease

Tips for Holiday Shopping With Chronic Lung Disease

It’s that time of year again: the holiday shopping season. And while you want to give your family and loved ones thoughtful gifts this year, shopping can take a toll on your energy if you have chronic lung disease. Thanks to retailers offering more online, pickup and...
The Dangers of Overeating With COPD

The Dangers of Overeating With COPD

During the holiday season, it’s easy to overindulge while eating big meals at Thanksgiving, Christmas and other holiday festivities. But overeating can negatively affect your health and your ability to breathe if you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
A Journey of Faith and COPD: Jesse B.’s Story

A Journey of Faith and COPD: Jesse B.’s Story

Most people have heard that smoking is the most common way to get chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, it is possible to get COPD without smoking at all, and that’s exactly what happened to Jesse B.  How Did Jesse Develop COPD? Often, the environment...

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