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Avoid Common COPD Triggers

Living with COPD means living mindfully. Categorized by a group of progressive lung diseases, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) makes it hard for sufferers to breathe. Symptoms can also include coughing, wheezing, and chest tightness. Certain triggers lead to flare-ups for those with COPD, which basically causes symptoms to worsen. Knowing what your triggers are …

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How to Achieve Cleaner Lungs for a Healthier You

Everyone by now understands that smoking is bad for your health, right? However, knowledge isn’t always power, because tobacco use continues to kill over 480,000 people a year in the United States. “What happens to my lungs when I smoke?” When you inhale smoke, deep inside the lungs, the cigarette smoke damages the floating scavenger …

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COPD: Don’t Take a Single Breath For Granted.

“I hope you never take one single breath for granted,” says Lee Ann Womack in her country hit, I Hope You Dance. She expresses the importance of living life to the fullest. So many of us take the simple act of breathing for granted; but for those with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, taking …

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