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CPAP and BiPAP - A Crash Course

Posted by Cory Luckner on Jan 4, 2018 5:37:38 PM

COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an encompassing term used to describe progressive lung disease including chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and asthma. The defining characteristic of COPD is increased breathlessness.

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Topics: COPD

Corticosteroid Therapy to Treat COPD

Posted by Cory Luckner on Jan 3, 2018 12:24:20 AM

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an encompassing term used to describe progressive lung disease including chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and asthma. The defining characteristic of COPD is increased breathlessness.

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Topics: COPD, COPD Treatment

Anti-Inflammatory Foods for COPD Patients

Posted by Cory Luckner on Dec 18, 2017 1:30:28 PM

 

 

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Topics: COPD, Diet Tips

How to Get Into a Clinical Trial

Posted by Cory Luckner on Dec 11, 2017 9:46:34 AM

 

 

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Topics: COPD, clinical trials

Fall and Winter Allergies and COPD

Posted by Cory Luckner on Dec 5, 2017 7:54:34 AM

For those diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), summer seems to have flown past and fall could not have come any quicker, and now winter is upon us. Many people suffer from springtime allergies but from late summer to late fall, weeds pollinate and become a larger producer of inhaled allergens along with mold spores.  Seasonal allergies during the fall and winter are quite common.

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Topics: COPD, COPD Exacerbations

COPD and Heart Attack Risks

Posted by Cory Luckner on Dec 3, 2017 3:27:18 PM

 

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Topics: COPD, heart failure

How to Combat Back Pain Caused by COPD

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on Nov 15, 2017 7:12:42 AM

 

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Topics: COPD

Navigating the Holiday Season for those with COPD

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on Nov 14, 2017 1:46:02 AM

Halloween has passed and we are coming up quickly on the holiday season. This can be a taxing time of year for all of us but it can be especially tough on those battling a respiratory condition. We want you to be able to stay healthy and make holiday memories with your family and friends. We put together this guide for COPD patients as well as those hosting respiratory patients over the holiday season to help out!

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Topics: COPD, traveling with oxygen, traveling with a portable oxygen concentrator

Do More Than Go Orange for COPD Awareness

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on Nov 8, 2017 8:08:55 AM

November is COPD Awareness Month. Specifically the third Wednesday of the month is COPD awareness day. That’s coming up next week on the 15th!

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Topics: COPD

Is Stem Cell Treatment a Cure for COPD?

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on Nov 2, 2017 9:51:01 PM

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease that makes it difficult to breathe. The term COPD comprises several diseases the two most prevalent being emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Most people diagnosed with COPD have a combination of both. One of the most common symptoms of COPD is a chronic cough and excess mucus production. This chronic cough can lead to tightness of the chest, wheezing, and shortness of breath.

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Topics: COPD, COPD Treatment, stem cell

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