Treatment overload

Yes, another update about treatment options. Things seem to be changing at a lightening pace now and it’s making my head explode. […]

I feel your pain

Feeling like shit right now? Is your asthma, COPD or other breathing disorder flaring up or bothering you more than usual? Were […]

Plan B

Yesterday I completed my final “test” walk in a series of trial walks that started a month ago to see if training […]

3 Good Weeks

For the life of me I can’t figure out why my breathing was so good from those last 2 weeks in January […]

Air-Trapping

Ive written about this before, but this is such an important an misunderstood topic; one that effects most chronic lungers and causes […]

Bloated

Everyone experiences a little indigestion and bloating from time to time. Did you know that it’s very common for people with chronic […]

Double Whammy Asthma

I often find it frustrating that here I am, a life long asthmatic, a Respiratory therapist and an asthma educator, yet still […]

Is too much of a good thing, bad?

For 5 years now, I’ve been heralding the benefits of daily exercise in people who have severe lung disease. That message is […]

Opiates and Lung disease

No longer just reserved for severe pain control or to relieve end of life suffering, today a growing number of people with […]

Darn Dyspnea Dilemma

……………….Try saying that 5 times really fast. Before reading this post, you might find it useful to read the first two of […]

The nights are the worse.

Ever notice the time stamp on many of my blog entries? I usually compose and publish them in the early morning hours…sometimes […]