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Press Items for Treatment: Pulmonary rehabilitation program
Building stamina through pulmonary rehabilitation Relying on oxygen 24/7 in order to stay alive is hard to imagine, but for Richard Limone, it is a reality. In April, 2009, Mr. Limone was diagnosed with bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP), which limits the capacity of his lungs to hold oxygen, resulting in very low oxygen levels in his blood. Suddenly simple tasks such as walking outside to get the mail or even going to the grocery store were a constant struggle. Mr. Limone feared that he would never be able to venture out of his house again without difficulty.
One Breath at a Time A year ago, Gretchen Benkert never thought she’d be walking distances or traveling internationally because her asthma and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) made breathing and everyday tasks difficult. In 2010, her physician suggested she enroll in the Pulmonary Rehabilitation program at NSMC Union Hospital as a way to build up her endurance and improve her lung function.
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