CT Masks for COPD

CT Masks for COPD

NOTE: THE CT MASK DOES NOT PROTECT YOU FROM COVID-19 CT Masks for COPD Whether you live in a colder climate year-round or you experience a couple months of cold weather yearly, if you have a chronic...

Best Positions to Reduce Shortness of Breath

Best Positions to Reduce Shortness of Breath

People living with chronic lung diseases often experience shortness of breath. Most people feel that shortness of breath is one of the most concerning symptoms of chronic lung diseases. Chronic lung...

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...

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...

Staying Hydrated with COPD

Staying Hydrated with COPD

For people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), staying properly hydrated can be challenging but is an important part of managing COPD. For example, many people with COPD...

Elevation and its Effect on Lung Disease

Elevation and its Effect on Lung Disease

From the lowest basins to the highest peaks, elevation can affect your breathing. Badwater Basin in Death Valley, California is the lowest point in the U.S. coming in at 282 feet below sea level....

The Health Benefits of Ocean Air

The Health Benefits of Ocean Air

Does the Ocean Air Help Lung Disease? There you stand, listening to the waves softly crashing against the rocky beach. High above you, the sun is shining on the water, providing a bright blue glow...

Emphysema Breathing Exercises

Emphysema Breathing Exercises

For people dealing with a chronic lung disease like emphysema, every breath doesn’t come easy. As the disease progresses over time, the amount of oxygen the lungs can absorb gets worse. Luckily,...