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So how exactly does CPAP work?

If you have been diagnosed with Sleep Apnea, your doctor may prescribe CPAP/BiPAP therapy for nightly use. But what is this, and how does it work? CPAP/BiPAP prevents the collapse of tissue in the back of your throat, using a constant, steady stream of air that is pushed through a mask that is worn while…

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Eating Right: Tips for the COPD patient

For people suffering with a lung disease such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, eating should not be taken for granted. According to the American Association for Respiratory Care, a well-nourished body helps fight off infections and may help prevent illness, thus cutting down on hospitalizations. A proper diet will not cure your disease, but it…

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