Part 2 of our chat with Dr. Stephen Phinney delves further into the application of a ketogenic diet for COPD. We also explore how inflammation plays a key role in respiratory disease.
World COPD Day 2021 Healthy Lungs – Never More Important
Healthy Lungs is the Holy Grail if you are a COPD patient, as its not something we’ve experienced for years. COPD patients are commonly diagnosed at an advanced stage and have been living with the disease unknowingly for many years. The good news is, why we can’t restore our lungs to their former glory, … Continued
10 Years of Progress
Ten years ago, on the 22nd of August 2011 I received my COPD diagnosis. For me it’s not about celebrating having COPD for ten years, it’s about how far I have come in those ten years. That Day Like many COPD patients I had no idea about this disease when I was first diagnosed. … Continued
COPD – Exercise v Nutrition?
Managing COPD is vital for any patient who wants to either improve or maintain their quality of life. Apart from taking medication as prescribed, exercise has long been championed as the next best tool to manage COPD. But is it? Data I have been collecting for my own case study would suggest, while exercise … Continued
World COPD Day 2020 – Living Well with COPD
This year’s World COPD theme “Living Well with COPD” may sound very foreign to many patients but for a growing number of patients this is becoming a reality. COPD kills over 3 million people a year, it’s a progressive disease which has no cure. When I was first diagnosed with COPD there was not a … Continued