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Respiratory Resource Center

How to Take COPD Medications Correctly & Adhere to Your Treatment Plan

Nov 11, 2019 9:54:00 AM / by Devon Slavens posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, Tips and Hacks, oxygen therapy, asthma

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If you have COPD, your number one responsibility as a patient is to do what your doctor says and take all your medications as prescribed. This might sound simple on the surface but, in reality, it's much easier said than done.

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Nebulizer Therapy: What You Need To Know To Get Started

Sep 12, 2019 10:10:17 AM / by Admin posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Tips and Hacks, oxygen therapy, asthma

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Whether you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, cystic fibrosis, or any other type of respiratory ailment, your doctor may prescribe you with a device called a nebulizer. Nebulizers are one of many different types of inhaled therapy devices and can provide you with considerable relief from respiratory symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing, and wheezing.

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Everything You Need To Know About Lung Disease Diagnosis

Aug 6, 2019 4:36:01 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, diet, portable oxygen concentrator, oxygen therapy, asthma

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The lungs are one of five vital organs in the human body along with the brain, heart, kidneys,and liver. Every breath you take helps to produce and distribute nutrients in the bloodstream that provide you with energy, heal your wounds, and maintain every other organ throughout the body. And while most people understand the basics of maintaining healthy lungs i.e., getting enough exercise, eating healthy foods, and not smoking, many people aren’t aware of how specific lung diseases differ from one another and how they’re diagnosed by medical professionals.

 

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14 Mistakes New COPD Patients Make & How You Can Avoid Them

Feb 19, 2019 10:20:28 AM / by Duke Reeves posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Tips and Hacks, portable oxygen concentrator, asthma

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Getting diagnosed with COPD can seem overwhelming, especially when it catches you by surprise. It's often even more overwhelming to get used to all the new treatments, medications and lifestyle changes required to keep your lungs healthy, especially while you're still trying to come to terms with your diagnosis.

 

As a chronic disease, COPD requires constant work and careful decision-making to keep the symptoms under control. Because of this, it's no surprise that new COPD patients make a variety of mistakes that can affect their health and well-being.

 

Between making changes to your diet, exercise routine, medications, and many other activities of daily life, there are a lot of opportunities for error. As you adjust to life with COPD, it's important to avoid making mistakes that could serious consequences for your health, or at least catch and correct them early on.

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COPD vs Asthma: Everything You Need to Know

Feb 28, 2018 5:31:12 AM / by Duke Reeves posted in COPD, Respiratory Resource Center, asthma

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Asthma and COPD are often confused, but they are two very different diseases. Even though they both cause similar respiratory symptoms, they affect the lungs in distinct and different ways.

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