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The challenges of COPD: Getting dressed and household chores

The challenges of COPD: Getting dressed and household chores

When you have COPD, you need to get medical treatment and do everything you can to keep your lungs healthy. This is because the disease causes shortness of breath and other symptoms that make it difficult to perform routine tasks or even walk around. Flare-ups that...
Overcoming chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Overcoming chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

COPD is a condition that makes your daily life more challenging. It causes shortness of breath that can strike you during physical activity or even while resting. COPD cannot be cured, so if you have the disease, you must learn how to live with it. Medical treatments...
Five foods to avoid: Some dietary suggestions for COPD

Five foods to avoid: Some dietary suggestions for COPD

You may be surprised to learn that the foods you eat every day may help or worsen your COPD symptoms. While there are foods, such as vegetables, nuts and fish, that you should consider eating, there are also five foods that you should think about dropping from your...
The best drink options for COPD patients

The best drink options for COPD patients

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...
Lung detox: A lung cleanse may be what you need

Lung detox: A lung cleanse may be what you need

One issue that many COPD patients may be struggling with is a way to detox your lungs. The health care team at the Lung Health Institute may be able to help you find ways to detox your lungs that may also help you breathe easier™. Three natural lung cleanses that may...
Top five foods to add to your diet

Top five foods to add to your diet

My name’s Russell Winwood, and I’m one of the advisory board members for the Lung Health Institute. After being diagnosed with COPD in 2011, I’ve worked hard to make healthier diet and exercise choices that help me better manage my COPD symptoms. One thing that’s been...
How cellular therapy helps reduce inflammation

How cellular therapy helps reduce inflammation

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a condition that has many symptoms. One of the common symptoms of this chronic lung condition is inflammation, and it can be very hard to treat this symptom effectively. However, the health care team at the Lung...
Natural COPD treatments

Natural COPD treatments

There are many medically-approved treatments available these days for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also known as COPD. However, you may not know that there are also natural treatments you may be able to use at home to supplement the treatments prescribed by...
Clearing lung mucus in five easy steps with huff coughing

Clearing lung mucus in five easy steps with huff coughing

At the Lung Health Institute, our health care team knows that clearing mucus from your lungs is an important daily task if you have a chronic lung condition, such as COPD. To help you find tools that may help you accomplish this task, our health care team recommends...
Exercise options for people with COPD

Exercise options for people with COPD

At the Lung Health Institute, we know that patients with COPD need to stay active. Performing light exercises every day may actually have several positive benefits for you if you have COPD. Some exercise options you can use with your COPD Exercising has been shown to...
A holiday message for COPD patients from a COPD athlete

A holiday message for COPD patients from a COPD athlete

Oh! Hi there. I’m Russell Winwood, and I’m someone who lives with COPD, but I’ve been able to complete marathons and the Ironman competition all the same. For this reason, some people refer to me as the COPD athlete. During the holidays especially, I like to give...
Getting daily exercise with COPD doesn’t have to be hard

Getting daily exercise with COPD doesn’t have to be hard

Hi folks. My name’s Russell Winwood, and I’m both an athlete and a person who lives with COPD every day. Many people refer to me as the COPD athlete because I’ve run marathons and finished an Ironman competition since my COPD diagnosis. As you can imagine, I’m a huge...
Improve Your Lungs Without Leaving the Couch

Improve Your Lungs Without Leaving the Couch

Having a chronic lung disease can make exercise difficult. Depending on the severity of your condition, even walking across the house may be difficult. And yet, you know that you have to exercise and move in order to improve your health, and to maintain a certain...
Can Diagnosing COPD Early Help Improve Treatment?

Can Diagnosing COPD Early Help Improve Treatment?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease that causes shortness of breath and congestion. COPD cannot be cured, and it grows worse over time, but some treatments can help slow the progression of the disease and manage its symptoms....
Identify Your Risk Factors for COPD

Identify Your Risk Factors for COPD

Identify Your Risk Factors for COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive disease that causes inflammation and congestion in the lungs. This makes it difficult to breathe and to live out your daily life without challenges from shortness of...