Pulmonary Rehabilitation Patient Resources

Click on the following links to find more information about your lung disease, smoking cessation, exercise, nutrition, or current research in which you may be eligible to participate.


Asthma

Asthma.com

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

Partners Asthma Center

Pollen.com

Severe Asthma Program


Breathing Exercises

American Lung Association

COPD Foundation


Bronchiectasis

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - "What is Bronchiectasis?"


COPD - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 
(Emphysema/Chronic Bronchitis)

COPD Foundation

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - "What is COPD?"


Cystic Fibrosis

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - "What is Cystic Fibrosis?" 


Exercise

American Heart Association

American Lung Association

Cleveland Clinic COPD Exercise & Activity Guidelines 

COPD Foundation

Fitness apps for Android and iPhone


General

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

American Lung Association

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - "What are the Lungs?" 

Your Lung Health


Home Oxygen Therapy

American Thoracic Society

COPD Foundation

Federal Aviation Administration approved portable oxygen concentrators

Medicare oxygen coverage

National Home Oxygen Patients Association


Lung Cancer

American Cancer Society

National Cancer Institute


Lung Transplantation

Brigham and Women's Hospital - Lung Transplant Program


Nutrition

American Lung Association

Brigham and Women's Hospital - Nutrition Counseling Services 

Brigham and Women's Hospital - Weight Management Program 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity 

Cleveland Clinic Nutritional Guidelines for People with COPD

University of San Francisco Interstitial Lung Disease Nutrition Manual 

United States Department of Agriculture - ChooseMyPlate.gov


Pulmonary Fibrosis

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - "What is Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis?"

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - "What is Sarcoidosis?"

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation


Pulmonary Hypertension

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - "What is Pulmonary Hypertension?" 


Research

BWH / MGH Research Study Volunteer Program


Sleep Apnea

American Sleep Apnea Association

Sleep Education


Smoking Cessation

American Cancer Society

American Lung Association

American Lung Association - Freedom from Smoking Online® Program 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Nicotine Anonymous

Smokefree.gov

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