Avoid weight gain by following a few simple steps. You too can look your best at holiday parties by learning how to avoid weight gain during the holidays.
Learn the correct way to use a Spiriva Handihaler with this step-by-step guide for using Spiriva.
Spending Christmas in the hospital is generally not fun. Thankfully, these helpful tips will show you how to spend Christmas in the hospital.
Handwashing, when done correctly, is one of the best ways to prevent infection and to lower the risk of COPD exacerbation. Learn the proper technique on how to wash your hands to prevent infection.
Shoulder rolls help by increasing flexibility, preventing joint stiffness and improving posture and balance. Learn how to increase the flexibility of your shoulders with shoulder rolls.
The head tilt increases flexibility in your neck, and also helps prevent joint stiffness, improve posture and balance and make moving around easier. Learn how to increase the flexibility of your neck with the head tilt.
If you have COPD or other lung diseases, learning how to use a bronchodilator inhaler is an important part of your disease management. A bronchodilator inhaler is a medication that is used to provide prompt relief of shortness of breath. Using a bronchodilator inhaler correctly will relax the smooth muscle of your airways and help you breathe easier.
The calf stretch increases flexibility and can help prevent joint stiffness, improve posture and balance and make moving around easier. Learn how to increase the flexibility of your lower legs with calf stretches.
Diaphragmatic breathing is a breathing technique that helps to strengthen both the diaphragm and the abdominal muscles that help it move. This means more air will move in and out of the lungs without overtiring the muscles in the chest. It is best when used with pursed lip breathing and will increase exercise tolerance and overall well-being.
Learning how to perform a quadriceps stretch will help increase flexibility, prevent joint stiffness and improve posture and balance. Learn how to increase the flexibility of your legs with this quadriceps stretch.
An incentive spirometer is a device that helps keep the alveoli of your lungs inflated. They are often times used in the hospital setting as part of daily therapy. Learn how to use an incentive spirometer.
Knowing how to prepare for a doctor visit can keep you from becoming anxious and improve the quality of your health care. Learn how to get ready for your next doctor appointment with these simple, easy to understand tips.