Tag: COPD

10 Best Food Choices for COPD

1 / 11 When living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), good nutrition should be a top priority. People with COPD have higher calorie requirements due to the effort it takes to breathe: The muscles involved every time you take a breath can use 10 times more calories in someone with COPD than in those without the condition. You might not think …

Tips in Avoiding COPD Exacerbations

Every day, we encounter patients of different ages from different walks of life. Each with their own health concerns and problems. Most of the time, when in hospitals, we are focused on treating diseases and restoring patients’ health, what we sometimes forget to do is to promote health to our patients. We are so focused on giving medications and performing …

5 Herbs That Help COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a group of diseases that obstruct airflow from your lungs. Your respiratory system is constantly working. All day, every day, it is the vehicle for oxygen to enter your body. Unfortunately, it can also be an entry point for pollutants, irritants, dust, mold, fungus, harmful organisms, and other toxins. Unless you’re living in a …

15 Effective Home Remedies To Treat COPD

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 treat it at home.   COPD – An Overview: Image: …