How to Greatly Improve Your Breathing

In the 2018 Lung Disorders White Paper, you will discover exciting advances and the most useful, current information to help you prevent or treat conditions affecting your lungs. You will learn how to prevent these diseases and, when symptoms arise, the best ways for you to work with your doctor to diagnose and treat them.

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The 2018 Lung Disorders White Paper

Your Annual Guide to Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment

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The Expertise You Need in Layperson's Language
You Can Understand and Use

Introducing Your Lung Disorders Expert

Stephen C. Mathai, M.D., M.H.S., is Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, in Baltimore. He received his undergraduate degree from Rutgers College in New Brunswick, N.J., and he received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. Dr. Mathai completed his internship and residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, where he also served as Chief Resident. He completed his fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins and received his Master of Health Science degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Dr. Mathai is a member and active participant in several medical societies, including the American Thoracic Society and the American College of Chest Physicians, where he is the Vice Chairperson of its Pulmonary Vascular Disease Network. He is board-certified in pulmonary and critical care medicine. Dr. Mathai has been invited to speak nationally and internationally on pulmonary topics, and his work has been published in numerous journals, including Chest, the American Journal of Respiratory and Clinical Care Medicine, The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, the Annals of the American Thoracic Society and the European Respiratory Journal.

In the 2018 Lung Disorders White Paper you'll find:

  • If chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) leaves you feeling tired and breathless, exercising may be the last thing you want to do. But it’s near the top of the list of things you should do to alleviate your symptoms. Find out about pulmonary rehabilitation programs.
  • Buyer beware! Read this before you purchase a used CPAP machine.
  • Learn about sleep apnea’s impact on the heart and what research shows happens to your cardiovascular risk when sleep apnea is untreated.
  • Are you using your inhaler correctly? How to make sure you are getting medicine to your lungs.
  • Treating idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. What patients should know about 2 recently approved drugs.
  • E-cigarettes as a stop smoking aid. Are they effective—and safe?
  • Beyond asthma: A surprising new reason to keep your home dust free.
  • Can vitamin D control your asthma symptoms?
  • The spirometry test. What is it and is it expensive?
  • Postmenopausal women with a chronic lung disorder, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma, may be at increased risk for this condition. Find out more when you read the 2018 White Paper.
  • Nearly one in four people with COPD have symptoms of a condition that left untreated, the symptoms can adversely affect overall health and effectiveness of COPD treatment.

The 2018 Lung Disorders White Paper also features an illustrated guide to how the lungs work—and explains how they are impacted by emphysema, chronic bronchitis and asthma. Plus, the White Paper includes:

  • A chart of commonly used bronchodilators, updated for 2018
  • A chart of anti-inflammatory drugs, updated for 2018
  • A glossary of terms and an index to help you find the topics of interest to you

The report is designed to help you ensure the best outcome.

Use what you learn to help you:

  • Recognize and respond to symptoms and changes in your breathing and lung function as they occur.
  • Communicate effectively with your doctor, ask the right questions about your symptoms and treatment options, and understand the answers.
  • Make the most informed decisions, based on an understanding of the newest drugs, the latest therapies, the most promising research.

Take control over your condition and act from solid, evidence-based knowledge, rather than myths...and you'll also learn:

  • Side effects of corticosteroids.
  • The effects of radon in homes.
  • The respiratory symptoms you should not ignore.
  • The newest options for sleep apnea.
  • Who is at high risk for deep vein thrombosis (DVT).
  • Diagnostic tests for pulmonary embolism.
  • Consuming a diet that contains a lot of certain foods may increase the risk of lung cancer in some people—even those who have never smoked.
    ...and much more
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The 2018 Lung Disorders White Paper covers the latest research on:

  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD
  • Emphysema
  • Influenza
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer

For each of these diseases covered, you'll get:

  • A thorough overview of the condition, its causes and symptoms...
  • Treatment options, with expert recommendations...
  • Groundbreaking new research and a review of the latest studies...
  • A glossary of medical terms you need to understand...
  • Lists of health information organizations and support groups that specialize in the disorder...

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Coping Strategies for a Variety of Ailments

  • Learning to live with your CPAP Device
  • Five common obstacles and ways to overcome them
  • Kick that chronic cough
  • Finding and treating the underlying cause
  • No more runny nose!
  • Treatments that can make a difference
  • Debunking smoker's myths
  • What the latest research shows
  • Conserving energy if you have COPD
  • Making daily tasks less draining

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