Over-65s are at an increased risk of hospitalisation due to the flu, so protecting yourself is vital.
If you haven’t tried strength training with weights before, no problem, because your bodyweight and a bit of space at home is all you need for a lung-friendly routine.
Downloading your Lung Health Checklist results can help your doctor investigate any symptoms you may have of lung disease before they become more serious.
Be prepared this winter: Understanding lung disease
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the most common cause of potentially preventable hospitalisations.
Easily drawing a breath is something we all take for granted, but a lung condition can change all that, robbing you of the simplest pleasures, if it isn't diagnosed and treated.
If you have a cough that won’t go away, talk to your GP – it could be a sign of lung disease. Source: Getty
There are several steps you can take to help ward off a COPD flare up this winter.
One in seven Aussies over 40 have COPD but many blame their symptoms on ‘just getting older’.