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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...
Five daily tips to reduce inflammation

Five daily tips to reduce inflammation

Long-term treatments are critical for patients who have a chronic lung disease. However, you may not be aware that there are also things you can do every day that may help you reduce inflammation and improve your quality of life. What are five daily tips to reduce...
Tips for avoiding the flu if you have a chronic lung disease

Tips for avoiding the flu if you have a chronic lung disease

The flu, or influenza to use the medical name, is a seasonal illness that many people in the United States deal with every year. While this illness negatively affects everyone, people with chronic lung conditions may be at greater risk if they catch the flu. Two tips...
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...
Three nut types to limit with a chronic lung disease

Three nut types to limit with a chronic lung disease

Many people consider nuts to be a part of a healthy diet. However, the Lung Health Institute wants you to know there are certain types of nuts you should limit if you have a chronic lung disease. Our Anti-Inflammatory Initiative™, or AI2™, plans provide you with...
How to choose food when eating out

How to choose food when eating out

Russell Winwood here again. If you haven’t heard of me, I’m the man people call the COPD athlete. I live with COPD on a daily basis just like many of you do, and one thing I know is that eating in a way that helps you manage your COPD isn’t always easy. One time it’s...
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...
AI2™ tips for daily lung patient relaxation

AI2™ tips for daily lung patient relaxation

The health care team at the Lung Health Institute knows that relaxation is important for chronic lung disease patients. That is why we’ve developed three Anti-Inflammatory Initiative™, or AI2™, plans that offer advice that may help you find daily relaxation. Why...
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...
Ways You Can Enjoy Holiday Cheer with COPD

Ways You Can Enjoy Holiday Cheer with COPD

Hello friends, and happy holidays! It’s Russell Winwood here with another helpful holiday season post. For many people, the phrase “holiday cheer” is synonymous with some form of alcoholic beverage. From eggnog to mulled wine, the holiday season is brimming over with...
Two holiday hospitalization tips for COPD patients

Two holiday hospitalization tips for COPD patients

Happy holidays everyone! This is Russell Winwood, and I’m a fellow COPD patient. COPD is a disease that can sometimes send you to the hospital, and this means that you may find yourself in the hospital over the holidays. Today, I’d like to offer you two tips you can...
Sleep and the AI2™ Plan: Tips for Getting Through Week One

Sleep and the AI2™ Plan: Tips for Getting Through Week One

One of the biggest benefits of becoming fat-adapted is you may be able to sleep better. Getting better sleep can be especially helpful for you if you have a chronic lung disease. The Lung Health Institute offers three Anti-Inflammatory Initiative™ plans that may help...