June 2, 2020

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

For those diagnosed with chronic lung disease, every breath can be a struggle. These patients experience inflammation to the airways that mimic the feeling of breathing through a straw, making it difficult to maintain enough energy and lung function to perform daily activities, among other debilitating symptoms. One of the most prevalent lung diseases is… View Article

October 29, 2018

Pulmonary Rehab

Pulmonary rehabilitation is a program designed for patients with lung problems. The program includes exercise classes and education about your lung disease. Pulmonary rehabilitation may help you participate in activities with less shortness of breath, as well as teach you how to “live” more easily with lung disease. All phases of pulmonary rehabilitation require a… View Article

June 4, 2018

Breathing: 5 Reasons To See A Pulmonologist

COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease involves abnormalities in the lungs that make it difficult to exhale normally. Excessive inflammatory processes eventually lead to these abnormalities in the lung’s structure that permanently obstruct airflow. Two common conditions leading to COPD are chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Chronic Cough Cough can be acute or chronic. The most common… View Article