Friday , October 20 2017

Tidbits for COPD in Cold Weather at Home & Away

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Winter is definitely here. With it comes a change in our own health. I don’t know about you, but my body feels the changes and reacts to things differently in the winter than it does during the other seasons. Different, because temperatures are cold. Different because houses, businesses and other …

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7 Natural Cures For COPD

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  Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD is a serious condition that causes breathing disorders. It is actually a lung disease and over the years many people have died due to this condition. Not only smokers, but even non-smokers are becoming victims of COPD as a result of the ever …

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Respiratory Medicinal Herbs for COPD

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a chronic lung condition associated with two principle illnesses: emphysema and chronic bronchitis. The Family Doctor website states that approximately 12 million Americans have this condition. Although there is no cure for COPD, certain natural treatments, including respiratory medicinal herbs, may help keep …

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COPD – Could You Be At Risk?

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COPD: A Deadly and Costly Problem  Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a lower respiratory (lung) disease and the third-leading cause of death in the U.S., according to a July 2014 report. COPD includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis, and most deaths, around 80 percent, result from smoking. In 2010, …

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What Are the End Stages of COPD?

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According to NIH, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disease that makes it difficult to breathe and worsens over time. There is no cure for COPD. It affects more than 12 million Americans, according to the National Institutes of Health.   Features COPD includes both chronic obstructive bronchitis and …

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Oxygen Treatment For COPD – Everything You Should Know

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Are you unsure about the effectiveness of oxygen treatment recommended for treating your COPD? Whenever doctors suggest something new for treating your health problem, you are anxious to know everything about it including risks, side effects and its efficacy. Here we are discussing all such factors that will help you …

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15 Effective Home Remedies To Treat COPD

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Do you have trouble breathing throughout the day? Does your chest feel heavy and you keep coughing incessantly? Chances are you have contracted COPD. Now, do not panic, for COPD too can be treated at home. Read on to know more about COPD and the remedies that can help you …

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How to Choose a Bed Pillow for COPD & Sleep Apnea

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Sleep difficulties are a common side effect to health problems such as sleep apnea or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Your quality of life can be adversely affected if you cannot get the proper sleep each night to restore your body. Choosing the correct type of bed pillow helps reduce …

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How to Choose a Bed Pillow for COPD & Sleep Apnea

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Sleep difficulties are a common side effect to health problems such as sleep apnea or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Your quality of life can be adversely affected if you cannot get the proper sleep each night to restore your body. Choosing the correct type of bed pillow helps reduce …

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How to Give Oxygen to COPD Patients (with Pictures)

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Respiratory therapy techniques which are commonly used for patients with lung and pulmonary diseases such as COPD include aerosol therapy and the use of bronchodilators, intermittent positive pressure “deep breathing” treatments and oxygen therapy. Oxygen therapy should be considered when the arterial oxygen blood gas reading is low enough (less …

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