Leonard Nimoy's daughter shares memories of her beloved late father and the lung disease that took his life.
I was 20 years old, studying abroad in Spain in the midst of my junior year of college, when I almost died. No one could figure out why I couldn't breathe—I was on my own. I realized it was up to me to survive.
Taking this common supplement, which you can find at your local drugstore, may help people with lung issues breathe better.
“I just thought I was really congested,” celebrity chef Debbie Lee says. “I had no idea that my lung was in the process of collapsing.”
Ken Benson says he complained to several doctors about having shortness of breath for nine years — and not much was done about it. “I kept switching doctors, hoping to find an answer,” he says.
Russell Winwood was diagnosed with asthma at 10 years old and then had a stroke at age 36, which he says was his "wakeup call." The former smoker also has COPD, but he's not letting that stop him from running triathlons.
Midge Webb first noticed something was off with her health when she started having shortness of breath during her job as a nurse.
“COPD is not something you can screw around with. It’s debilitating,” says first responder Eddy Weiss.
The spring and fall can be tough for anyone with seasonal allergies, but it can be "doubly difficult" for those with underlying lung conditions like asthma and COPD.
There are more than 12 million Americans who have COPD, according to Dr. Oz. But “many don’t realize it so they’re not getting the attention that can save their lives,” he says.
Would you sit in a room made of salt to breathe easier? Turns out, salt has anti-inflammatory properties that may help several health conditions.