“The sun is shining so beautifully right now. I want to take a breath – well, but no one has time to join me!” You have COPD and therefore not enough breath? Consequently, you do not dare to go out alone?
In this blog post we would like to introduce you to new ways. How you can make your everyday life with COPD easier. At the end of the blog post, we have 5 bonus tips for you to prevent and treat COPD disease!
COPD is a chronic disease of the lung tissue. Which leads to severe shortness of breath. Consequently, sufferers report sleep problems and overeating. In addition, there may be a reduction in body heat and weakness. Consequently, people with COPD need a breathing mask more often to breathe. COPD symptoms may develop slowly or rapidly.
Most common time for diagnosis is at over 50 years of age. Smokers are at increased risk. In addition, strong and long-lasting dirt. Mold in homes and allergies are other serious risks.
COPD is a disease that can progress easily and spontaneously. In most cases, COPD is the result of poor air quality, cigarette use, and diseases such as asthma. Furthermore, COPD increases the risk of cardiovascular disease. Likewise of stroke, infections & pneumonia. More specifically, these symptoms can lastly lead to death.
COPD is a disease that grows together with adulthood. Especially people who smoke heavily since childhood and for a long period of time. As a result, have a lower lung function level.
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To understand COPD, it is critical to know what the disease is. COPD is a chronic disease of the lungs. Which is caused by pollutants in the environment, as well as air pollution and tobacco use. Accordingly, lung disease is a consequence of COPD.
How common is the disease?
Currently, COPD is considered the third leading cause of death in Europe, among adults. In America, it is among the fourth leading causes of death. In addition, approximately 6.8 million people in Germany are affected by this chronic lung disease.
COPD treatment can improve the quality of life.
Although it is not possible to cure chronic progressive lung disease. However, there is a chance to improve your quality of life.
5 tips to prevent and treat COPD.
COPD patients experience increasing shortness of breath on exertion. Therefore, most COPD patients move less and less. The consequences are that muscles deteriorate. As a result, the ability to exercise becomes less. As a result, patients become increasingly inactive and ultimately immobile.
Especially for the relatives / partner of a person suffering from COPD, the Wheellator aid enables carefree hours together again. Walk together and continue the walk together without problems in case of weakness or rough terrain.
Pulmonary specialists recommend including exercise in the fresh air as an important measure when choosing a COPD therapy.
The WHEELLATOR – your companion for safety and fall prevention. He goes with you at any time as far as you can and want. You can sit comfortably on the seat and rest. Until you have caught your breath.
If you still feel too weak after taking a breather, you can keep moving while seated and toddling. Better yet, using the footrests and handrims, “drive” yourself home as if in a wheelchair. Ideal for your freedom. In other words, to walk a few steps at any time. Whenever you want to. In the storage basket or on our special holder, your oxygen equipment can travel with you.
What do we stand for as a rollator manufacturer at Tukimet OY?
As a rollator manufacturer at Tukimet OY, we stand for every person being able to move safely! More precisely, because movement is one of the most important basic elements for life.
With a focus on the needs of end users, we develop and produce high-quality products that make everyday life easier for people and their relatives. Our products not only create a better quality of life, but they also ensure that people can be more personally independent and take more personal responsibility for every step they take.
Movement – Independence – Safety – Quality of life
We are open to new ideas and reforms and invest in joint university projects. We see through the eyes and hear through the ears of the customer and are always interested in learning about the wishes and needs of impaired people. Our vision is to create new things and fulfill wishes that help people on their way to more mobility and independence.
We invest in the future. With state-of-the-art machinery and our high quality standards, we guarantee safe and durable products that prove themselves in everyday use.
We have high quality standards and are proud of the fact that our walking aids carry the key label “MADE IN FINLAND”. The key label distinguishes us from competitors and shows our customers and consumers that Tukimet Oy not only focuses on quality, durability and sustainability, but also creates and maintains regional jobs.
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