Avant-garde jazz saxophonist, singer, and composer, Albert Ayler said, “Music is the healing force of the universe.” It turns out that music isn’t just good for healing broken hearts; it can assist in achieving better outcomes for those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, more commonly known as COPD.
One very common thing a lot of Americans do is sit down to watch tv, and they grab a bowl of popcorn or something salty to snack on.
Let’s face it. Unless you’re a bee, pollen is not your friend.
COPD and Other Lung Diseases
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a lung disease where the lungs become inflamed, damaged and possibly narrowed. The main cause of COPD is smoking, but some patients have never smoked.
Have you ever met a pageant queen who is also a multi-sport Olympian? Well, wait no more! Meet Miss Kelly Jones!
Ralph Marston said, "Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude." From everyone I talked to about Kelly it's obvious that this lady achieves excellence in all she does through her amazing attitude. The first thing that everyone who contributed to this story said about Kelly is that though she's faced a lot of challenges over the years, she never complains, she always tries her best, and never backs down from a challenge.
It has been quite some time since the Invacare Corporation has released a new portable oxygen concentrator. But, they've just introduced a new one and it's quite a step up from their previous models. The newly released Platinum Mobile joins Invacare's family of portable oxygen concentrators, the XPO2, and the Solo2. If you’ve ever wondered what Land Rover model portable oxygen concentrator might look like, the Invacare Platinum Mobile might well be it. It’s rugged and ready to go off the beaten path, but it’s sleek and stylish too, with some fun bells and whistles.
Coughing robs you of your sleep and can make you uncomfortable is social situations. Unfortunately a cough is a fact of life when you are living with COPD or other respiratory illnesses. Your doctor has likely prescribed medication to keep coughing productive and to a minimum. Coughing is the body’s way of expelling irritants and bringing up mucus so it’s not a good idea to stifle it altogether but there may be a combination of facts that are causing your cough.