Don’t forget the upper body!

If you’ve spent much time reading my blog, you’ve probably figured out that Im a huge promoter of daily exercise for people […]

Asthma Tree

We all have an upside down tree in our chests. The trunk resembles the main bronchus (the windpipe), the branches are the […]

PFTs Du Jour

For those interested, here are my latest spirometry results from last weeks SARP follow-up visit at UCSF last week. It’s kind of […]

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 […]

Gayle Myrna—Inhale the Future

Meet my friend Gayle Myrna. Gayle is a long time reader of mine and suffers from pretty severe asthma herself. Gayle is […]

Bloated

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

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 […]

Boston crew

You might be surprised by how many people it takes to get 2 severely lung challenged athletes and an 80 lb oxygen […]

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 […]

Boston still follows me

I didn’t even know that this was out there until anAmerican Assoc for Respiratory Care, a national organization that thousands of Respiratory […]