World Lung Day September 25, 2020

World Lung Day September 25, 2020

Today, September 25th, is World Lung Day. The theme for World Lung Day this year is Respiratory Infection. The outbreak of the global Coronavirus pandemic has made the world aware of just how deadly respiratory viruses can be. In reality, respiratory infections have...

All About COVID-19 and Sleep

All About COVID-19 and Sleep

Original Article Published by Circadiance on Jun 16, 2020 5:00:19 PM https://blog.circadiance.com/blog/sleep-during-covid-19 On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a global pandemic and as a result the...

Insomnia, Sleep Apnea & the Pillars of Health

Insomnia, Sleep Apnea & the Pillars of Health

Original Article Posted Posted by Circadiance on Jul 2, 2020 9:06:34 AM https://blog.circadiance.com/blog/insomnia-sleep-apnea-the-pillars-of-health The three pillars of optimal health are nutrition, physical fitness, and sleep. Think of your health as stabilized on a...

Anxiety and Your Breathing

Anxiety and Your Breathing

Anxiety is a common occurrence for people with chronic lung diseases and it makes sense. If you’ve never had to gasp for your next breath or stop and sit down after walking just a few steps then you cannot begin to understand the feelings that accompany it. Not being...

Oxygen Safety

Oxygen Safety

Oxygen is a life saver but can also be extremely dangerous we have create an oxygen safety “DO” and “DO NOT” list. Remember that oxygen is a drug, very flammable and is only to be used as prescribed and directed by your doctor. Oxygen Safety DO NOT: Change the oxygen...

Using Your Oxygen Concentrator Safely

Using Your Oxygen Concentrator Safely

While you’re spending extra time at home it might be a good time to review and check your home oxygen devices to make sure your living areas are safe from potential hazards and to keep them in good working condition. Let’s focus specifically on your oxygen...

Do I Clean, Sanitize, or Disinfect?

Do I Clean, Sanitize, or Disinfect?

Directory of Asthma Education and Programs Not only is it important to keep our hands clean, but we need to keep our homes free of harmful germs as well. The question becomes, do we clean, sanitize, or disinfect? Even though we use these terms interchangeably, they...

Nicotine At A Time When Stress Is High

Nicotine At A Time When Stress Is High

The mandate to stay home and practice social distancing has taken something from every one of us- whether that’s a feeling of security, job, paycheck, time with loved ones, even our physical or mental health. We are all different in how we process moments of...