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What is COPD?
Disease the main symptoms & causes at a glance

What is COPD? – Why COPD is increasingly becoming a disability. Benefit from a better everyday life. Symptoms & Causes Prevent click here!

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What is COPD? - 5Tips to help you prevent and treat COPD!

Why COPD is increasingly becoming a disability. Benefit from – a better everyday life

Finally get some air without any help!

“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!

Finally get some air without any help!

  1. What is COPD and why is the disease becoming increasingly disabling?
  2. The impact on patients.
  3. Cause & symptoms of COPD.
  4. Differences between COPD and asthma.
  5. 5 tips to prevent & treat COPD.
    COPD tools to promote exercise.

The disease and the most important symptoms & causes at a glance.

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.

Diagnosis COPD, at what age does the disease occur?

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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People who suffer from COPD often have some of the following symptoms:

  • Constant shortness of breath, a slow respiratory-related reaction time.
  • Short pulse
  • Frequent coughing
  • Discomfort when working up.

How does COPD develop?

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.

Prevent COPD Treatment Quit Smoking & Live Healthy.

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.

  1. First tip is to stop smoking. However, it is not easy. Therefore, many people use nicotine patches or tablets to stop smoking.
  2. Second tip, a healthy diet change to reduce over – body weight.
  3. Third tip, take a deep breath of fresh air every day. Breathing exercises, as well as regular exercise & sports to maintain the muscles support the disease process.
  4. Fourth tip, sleep at least six hours a day.
    In addition, they should seek advice from a pulmonary specialist.
  5. What selected medications are available to treat the lung damage.

How do COPD symptoms affect quality of life?beeinflussen COPD-Symptome die Lebensqualität?

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.

Two is better than one! How can aids help COPD patients do this?

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.

Why fresh air exercise is so important in COPD therapy choices?

Pulmonary specialists recommend including exercise in the fresh air as an important measure when choosing a COPD therapy.

COPD aid Wheellator

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
  • What does it mean for people to be able to move safely, independently and at the same time increase their quality of life?
  • A safe movement has served for survival for thousands of years! In contrast, a bad movement led to great dangers and even death.
  • In other words, a safe movement means life, to have self-determined control over oneself.
  • Likewise, life means interacting with other people in society.
  • Going to town with them while being an important part in the family and society.
  • Being able to independently manage independence and quality of life, challenges and inconveniences in movement.  This means to be able to live a happy vital life, until old age, enjoying quality of life with friends and family.
We are open to new ideas and reforms

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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