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4 Benefits of Yoga for Chronic Lung Disease

4 Benefits of Yoga for Chronic Lung Disease

Yoga is a meditative practice that originated in India. It focuses on uniting the body and the mind by performing physical postures (asanas) while engaging in mindful breathing techniques (pranayama). For people who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
3 Activities COPD Patients Can Do at the Beach

3 Activities COPD Patients Can Do at the Beach

Russell Winwood, here, and for those of you who don’t know me, I’m the man people refer to as the COPD athlete. As a native of Australia, I’ve spent my fair share of time at the beach, and I still enjoy a good beach day now that I have chronic obstructive pulmonary...
3 Ways to Manage COPD in Hot Weather

3 Ways to Manage COPD in Hot Weather

Hello there, my Northern Hemisphere friends. It’s Russell Winwood the COPD athlete, and I want to talk about some hot weather tips. Even though it’s currently winter in Australia where I live, there are many chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients for...
Gear Up for Summer Swimming With COPD

Gear Up for Summer Swimming With COPD

Russell Winwood, the COPD athlete here, and today I want to talk about one of my favorite activities: swimming. After my chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) diagnosis, I made many changes in my life, and I gradually increased my activity levels until I was...
3 Benefits an Incentive Spirometer Can Have for You

3 Benefits an Incentive Spirometer Can Have for You

An incentive spirometer is a device that’s often used during deep breathing exercises for patients with chronic lung diseases, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Using this device is intended to provide chronic lung disease patients with several...
The Best Snacks to Eat for Your COPD Exercise Program

The Best Snacks to Eat for Your COPD Exercise Program

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...
How to Gear up for Spring Running With COPD

How to Gear up for Spring Running With COPD

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...
Exercise Benefits that Help COPD Patients

Exercise Benefits that Help COPD Patients

Regular exercise is something that almost everyone can benefit from. However, you may not think you can benefit from exercise if you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but in fact, COPD patients may get some vital benefits from regular, low-impact...
2 Enjoyable Exercises for Patients with COPD

2 Enjoyable Exercises for Patients with COPD

Exercise can have a variety of benefits. It can help increase blood flow, lead to weight loss and reduce stress. However, if you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), you may find it hard to convince yourself to exercise. Luckily, there are some fun...
3 Reasons to Use Natural Remedies in COPD Treatment

3 Reasons to Use Natural Remedies in COPD Treatment

Natural remedies are a very broad category, and they may help treat many types of medical conditions. When it comes to treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), there are several reasons to consider making natural remedies a part of your treatment plan. 3...
How Do You Fight the Urge to Smoke?

How Do You Fight the Urge to Smoke?

If you’ve recently quit smoking, our health care team at Lung Health Institute wants to congratulate you on taking this positive step. However, we know the urge to smoke is a powerful force to fight, particularly for people who have been smoking for years. 3 Ways You...
How Can I Remove Nicotine from My Body?

How Can I Remove Nicotine from My Body?

One chemical that remains in a smoker’s body even after they quit is nicotine, and many people want to know how they can remove nicotine from their body as quickly as possible. Luckily, there are some tips that may help speed up your body’s nicotine-flushing process....
How Can I Remove Nicotine from My Body?

How Can I Remove Nicotine from My Body?

One chemical that remains in a smoker’s body even after they quit is nicotine, and many people want to know how they can remove nicotine from their body as quickly as possible. Luckily, there are some tips that may help speed up your body’s nicotine-flushing process....
What is Lung Cellular Therapy?

What is Lung Cellular Therapy?

If you have a chronic lung disease, like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), you may have come across the term “lung cellular therapy” while researching your condition. However, you may not know what lung cellular therapy is or how it may benefit you....
Love your lungs this Valentine’s Day

Love your lungs this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a perfect time for you to show some love to your friends and family. However, it’s also a great time to show your lungs some love if you have a chronic lung disease like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or pulmonary fibrosis. Two ways...

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