20 Apr 2018

There are many myths about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and how it affects the lives of people who live with it. We share some common myths and the facts to help patients understand this better. Myth One common myth surrounding COPD is that people think it is only a smoker's disease, but that could not be further from the truth. Fact 10-20 percent of people who d...

19 Apr 2018

Exercise helps improve your circulation and help the body better use oxygen. Decreasing your resting heart rate and blood pressure can improve your breathing. Improved circulation lets your body use oxygen more efficiently. Building endurance decreases shortness of breath. Here are some exercising tips for COPD patients. Exercise to Breathe Easier Weak muscles need more o...

15 Apr 2018

Eating tips to help COPD patients feel better. Eating good food regularly will make you feel better. You will have more energy, and your body will be able to fight infections better.  Eat fruits and vegetables, curd, cheese and other milk based products, cereal, grains and other foods that are rich in proteins. Control how much salt you take because it can make fluid build-up ...