Setting up a humidifier can improve breathing and reduce lung problems. Learn if you need a humidifier and the five types available.
If your shortness of breath isn’t caused by exercise or panic, it could be a sign of a heart problem. Cardiologist Michael Faulx, MD, explains when you should worry.
If you have cardiac sarcoidosis it means that inflammation is affecting your heart. The cause of this rare disease is unknown. Find out what we do know about it.
If you have heart failure and get breathless from exercise, losing weight and exercise can help.
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Often, patients with the rare lung disease LAM are misdiagnosed with asthma or even emphysema. But getting the right diagnosis matters, because definitive LAM treatment is now available.
Air quality and changing weather can sometimes wreak havoc on your ability to breathe. If you have a chronic lung condition, such as asthma or COPD, you may struggle even more with changing weather conditions. Here are some expert tips to help you breathe easier.
LCZ696 shows promise for transforming the treatment of heart failure, with no serious side effects.
Doctors and researchers are testing a new procedure that doesn’t involve surgery to help patients with a devastating lung disease called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD, which encompasses a group of conditions, is permanent lung damage that gets worse over time. The two most prevalent forms of COPD are chronic bronchitis and emphysema. People with … Read More
Put down that rescue inhaler. People with severe, persistent asthma are breathing easier with a novel treatment called bronchial thermoplasty. Approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2010, the minimally invasive procedure has been gaining media attention as more patients report life-changing results. Cleveland Clinic pulmonologist Sumita Khatri, MD, has seen it herself. As … Read More
Acupuncture, a technique used in Eastern Medicine, may hold promise to COPD sufferers as shown in the data from a recent clinical trial, published in the May edition of Archives of Internal Medicine. According to the American Lung Association, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States. … Read More