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Lung Disease: Separate the Myths from the Facts

It’s estimated by the World Health Organization (WHO) that one type of lung disease, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), as a single cause of death, ranks as high as HIV/AIDS, following only coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease and acute respiratory infection. Furthermore, a study by the World Bank and WHO found that COPD ranks 12th [...]
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Is It Just Asthma or Something More Serious? | California Senior Care Tips

Chronic coughing. Shortness of breath. Wheezing. Sound like an asthma attack? Instead of reaching for the inhaler or an over-the-counter cough drop, however, perhaps it’s time to see if another culprit – COPD – might be coming into play. With a full 12 million people in the U.S. currently living with COPD (and just as [...]
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Hillendale Home Care Explains How COPD Is Diagnosed and Treated

Hillendale Home Care understands that sometimes, being diagnosed when struggling with debilitating symptoms can be a relief. Finally, there’s a name for the condition, and a plan to treat it! COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is certainly one of those conditions that can be improved with a definitive diagnosis. If your senior loved one has [...]
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How Diet Can Affect COPD Symptoms

According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, an estimated 12 million adults are currently diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and it’s estimated that another 12 million may be living with the disease without even knowing it. It’s also worth noting that COPD usually strikes in middle age, with smoking as the [...]
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Clear the Air with These Simple Tips to Manage COPD Symptoms

If you are caring for a loved one who has been diagnosed with COPD, you probably know that outdoor air pollutants can aggravate symptoms. However, did you realize that poor air quality in the home can also be troublesome? Purifying the air at home can help everyone breathe easier and be more comfortable. Keep the following [...]
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