Chronic Cough Causes and When to Seek Specialized Care | Temple Health
21
January

Chronic Cough Causes and When to Seek Specialized Care | Temple Health

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DR. DUFFY: I’m Dr. Sean Duffy at Temple Health. When a cough doesn’t ease up in 8 weeks or interferes with life or sleep, it may take a lung specialist to give you relief. Chronic cough can be caused by something as simple as blood pressure medication or other culprits, including acid reflux and post-nasal […]


How to use an inhaler
15
January

How to use an inhaler

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

I’m Deb Lulling and I’m the supervisor for community nursing at Parkview Health. Today we’re going to show you how to use an inhaler with a spacer. There are many different types of inhalers that help you manage your respiratory diseases such as asthma COPD emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Regardless of what inhaler you use, […]




Getting Started with a Home Oxygen Concentrator
07
January

Getting Started with a Home Oxygen Concentrator

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Patients who need constant oxygen at home or while they sleep are often prescribed home oxygen concentrators. Oxygen concentrators take air from your surroundings, extract oxygen and filter it into purified oxygen for you to breathe. Oxygen can be drying to your nose so some patients use a humidifier bottle that can be attached to […]




How to use the Genuair
11
December

How to use the Genuair

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

My name is Walter, and I have a respiratory condition. So my GP has prescribed a Genuair inhaler. I’m going to show you how to use a Genuair inhaler correctly. The information I’m going to give you is a quick basic guide. And I recommend that you keep and read the instructions that come with […]


Lila’s Story – Living with COPD and Using the Aerobika Device
02
December

Lila’s Story – Living with COPD and Using the Aerobika Device

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , /

That night I kept coughing and I couldn’t sleep. So that morning at 8 o’clock, as soon as 8 o’clock came I went to the medical centre and the doctor down there took x-rays. He went in and he took the film, and called me down to the office and informed me that I had […]


Copd treatment | How to get rid of copd
29
November

Copd treatment | How to get rid of copd

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

best treatment for COPD treatment can ease symptoms prevent complications and generally slow disease aggression medication bronchodilators are medications that help relax the muscles of the Airways so you can breathe easier they’re usually taken through an inhaler gluco corticosteroids can be added to reduce inflammation in the airways to re-infections asked your doctor if […]