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...

Oxygen Levels and the Digestive System

Oxygen Levels and the Digestive System

It might sound strange, but the respiratory system and the digestive system depend on one another for optimal function. Because oxygen is essential to the proper functioning of the body, one of the...

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...

6 Minute Walk Test for COPD

6 Minute Walk Test for COPD

For people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), undergoing lung function testing, such as pulmonary function tests, is a typical occurrence. Part of your treatment plan may...

Liquid Oxygen: Weighing the Pros and Cons

Liquid Oxygen: Weighing the Pros and Cons

If you have a condition such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or pulmonary fibrosis, chances are that you might have a prescription for supplemental oxygen. Supplemental oxygen has...

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...

How to Clear the Lungs in 5 Easy Steps

How to Clear the Lungs in 5 Easy Steps

Sometimes it’s best to just get it all out. When dealing with a progressive lung disease such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary fibrosis or emphysema, the buildup of phlegm...