Lung conditions

Respiratory diseases are disorders of the airways and lungs, such as Asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disorder (COPD). The National Institute for Health lists chronic lower respiratory disease as the third leading cause of death in the US. Often there are personal changes and self-management techniques that can have an impact on the condition. Connecting with others can help you understand how others approach these. Below you’ll find user experiences grouped by lung disease as well as communities run by expert nonprofits with a focus on particular kinds of respiratory disease.

Types of Lung conditions

Related communities

  • British Lung Foundation

    Community

    The British Lung Foundation is the only UK charity looking after the nation’s lungs. We offer hope, help and a voice. Our research finds new treatments and cures. We help people who struggle to breathe to take control of their lives. And together, we’re campaigning for better lung health. With your support, we’ll make sure that one day everyone breathes clean air with healthy lungs. Support is provided on the whole range of lung conditions ranging from the more common COPD and Asthma to the less well known conditions such as Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Bronchiectasis etc. Our Helpline - 03000 030 555 - is available to anyone living in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, providing guidance on how to manage and live with your condition.

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  • Asthma UK community forum

    Community

    Asthma UK is the charity dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the 5.4 million people in the UK whose lives are affected by asthma. We work together with people with asthma, health professionals and researchers to develop and share expertise to help people increase their understanding and reduce the effect of asthma on their lives.

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  • Free to Breathe

    Community

    The Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF™) is the preeminent national nonprofit focused on funding innovative, high-reward research with the potential to extend survival and improve quality of life for people with lung cancer. The organization’s mission is to improve lung cancer outcomes by funding research for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of lung cancer. LCRF hosts more than 30 public events including the Free to Breathe Event Series of run/walk and yoga events. Headquartered in New York City, the Lung Cancer Research Foundation also has a second office in Madison, WI, and additional staff throughout the country. For more information, visit www.lungcancerresearchfoundation.org. The Free to Breathe Support Line offers patients with lung cancer and their caregivers education, connection to resources and opportunities for engagement.

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  • USAsthma

    Community

    USAsthma is a community for people who experience asthma and want to learn more about their condition from their peers. The community is run by Allergy & Asthma Network, the leading nonprofit patient education and advocacy organization dedicated to ending needless death and suffering due to asthma, allergies and related conditions. Our patient-centered network unites individuals, families, healthcare professionals, industry and government decision makers to improve health and quality of life for people with asthma and allergies.

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  • COPD Friends

    Community

    We are peer support community for Americans living with COPD. Join us to share your story and experiences, ask questions and support others. Connect with others like you today!

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