Incentive Spirometry Benefits

Incentive Spirometry Benefits

People living with chronic lung diseases, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema and pulmonary fibrosis, experience similar lung disease symptoms. Shortness of breath and...

Lung Capacity: What Does it Mean?

Lung Capacity: What Does it Mean?

For those of us with chronic pulmonary conditions, we may frequently hear our doctors and other people refer to our lung capacity. With all of the terminology that gets thrown around with a medical...

Lung Infection and COPD: Signs and Symptoms

Lung Infection and COPD: Signs and Symptoms

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive form of lung disease ranging from mild to severe. It is characterized by the obstruction of airflow into and out of the lungs, making...

What Is the Life Expectancy for Bronchiectasis?

What Is the Life Expectancy for Bronchiectasis?

For somebody with bronchiectasis, life expectancy can be a significant concern. In the same class as COPD and emphysema, bronchiectasis is a chronic obstructive lung condition that leads to...

Top 4 Ways to Purify Air at Home Naturally

Top 4 Ways to Purify Air at Home Naturally

Experiencing flare-ups at home? Let’s make it a safer space. Americans are estimated to spend as much as 90 percent of their time indoors. Although indoor settings may imply safe surroundings, these...

Tips to Prevent Dryness from Oxygen Therapy

Tips to Prevent Dryness from Oxygen Therapy

Using supplemental oxygen as part of a treatment plan is common for many people who have a chronic lung disorders, such as COPD or pulmonary fibrosis. However, if you use oxygen therapy regularly,...

Oxygen Levels: What Do My Numbers Mean?

Oxygen Levels: What Do My Numbers Mean?

Oxygen levels don’t have to be confusing. Let’s make sense of them together. Let’s start with the obvious: what are oxygen levels? And from there, what do they mean? If you live with chronic...