Brenda Vanta

Brenda Vanta, Author at New Life Outlook

About Brenda

Brindusa Vanta is an alternative health care doctor, author and medical writer. She has written for the Livestrong, South Asian Health Chronicle, Oakville Massage Community and Information Network, and she focuses on nutrition and homeopathy. She received her MD degree from Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine, Romania, and her HD diploma from Ontario College of Homeopathic Medicine.

Brenda's Work

Parenting With COPD

Five Tips for Parenting With COPD

Parenting is never easy, but parenting with COPD presents a set of unique challenges. Consider these tips for keeping healthy and being there for your kids.
by Brenda Vanta on August 28, 2018
COPD and Anxiety

Why Are COPD and Anxiety Connected?

COPD and anxiety often go hand-in-hand — up to 75 percent of patients with severe COPD are thought to also struggle with anxiety.
by Eric Patterson, Brenda Vanta and Krystina Ostermeyer on December 11, 2017
COPD Inhalers

The Different Types of COPD Inhalers and How to Use Them Properly

With many kinds of COPD inhalers available now, it can be confusing to know how they all work. Learn how to use them properly to get optimal results.
by Brenda Vanta and Krystina Ostermeyer on October 25, 2017
COPD Wheezing

How to Reduce COPD Wheezing

Wheezing is a specific, musical sound produced by breathing through narrow, obstructed airways. Consider these tips for reducing your COPD wheezing.
by Brenda Vanta on May 11, 2015
COPD and Weight Loss

The Connection Between COPD and Weight Loss

There is an obvious connection between COPD and weight loss with 40% to 70% of COPD sufferers losing weight without wanting to do so.
by Brenda Vanta on April 29, 2015
COPD and Dementia

COPD and Dementia: What Is the Link?

Research shows there is a connection between COPD and dementia, with COPD patients significantly more likely to develop cognitive impairments.
by Brenda Vanta on February 18, 2015
COPD and Lung Cancer

COPD and Lung Cancer Risk

Is there a link between COPD and lung cancer? Scientists studied whether COPD is an independent risk factor for lung cancer, regardless of smoking habits.
by Brenda Vanta on February 3, 2015
Exercising While on Oxygen

Exercising While on Oxygen

Exercising while on oxygen may seem a bit tricky, but it is definitely doable. Consider these tips.
by Brenda Vanta on December 30, 2014

Is There a Connection Between COPD and CRPS?

Are you living with both COPD and CRPS? Scientists are now listing COPD as one of the possible complications of complex regional pain syndrome.
by Brenda Vanta on November 19, 2014
COPD Oxygen Therapy

Coping With COPD Oxygen Therapy

You may struggle to cope with COPD oxygen therapy initially. Consider these tips for working through this new stage in your condition.
by Eric Patterson and Brenda Vanta on November 13, 2014