Donna Schwontkowski

Donna Schwontkowski, Author at New Life Outlook

About Donna

With over 25 years of experience in treating patients from an alternative health perspective, Dr. Donna Schwontkowski offers insight into how to use natural methods of healing to significantly improve your health.

Her background includes being a retired chiropractor, a dietitian in charge of nursing home residents’ nutritional needs, a clinical nutritionist, and a Master Herbalist.

Donna's Work

Soups for COPD

Try These Delicious Fall Soups for COPD

Eating soup is one of the best methods to boost the immune system. Try some of these soups for COPD to help ward off colds and the flu this chilly season.
by Donna Schwontkowski on November 5, 2014
COPD Recipes

Salad Recipes to Soothe COPD Symptoms

Getting your veggies is an important part to curbing COPD symptoms. Why not try adding them in to salads? Here are some great COPD recipes to try today!
by Donna Schwontkowski on September 19, 2014
COPD Smoothie Recipes

COPD Smoothie Recipes

Smoothies are a great way to get your daily dose of antioxidants and detoxifying fruits and veggies to improve your COPD symptoms. Try these great recipes!
by Donna Schwontkowski on September 8, 2014
COPD Massage

Can You Still Get Massages With COPD?

A COPD massage will help you relieve stress and reduce pain, just be aware of which type of massage will suit you best based on the stage of your condition.
by Donna Schwontkowski on August 18, 2014
Chiropractic Care for COPD

Chiropractic Care for COPD

Manipulation of the spine increases the range of motion in joints and decreases muscle spasticity. The result? It becomes easier to breathe.
by Donna Schwontkowski on August 12, 2014
Acupuncture for COPD

Acupuncture for COPD Treatment

Have you considered acupuncture for COPD treatment? Try it out for an increased sense of wellbeing, as well as symptom and pain relief.
by Donna Schwontkowski on August 5, 2014
COPD Infection

Avoiding a COPD Lung Infection

The lungs are the weakest link in the body of someone with COPD. A COPD infection could lead to an ER episode or worse yet, a bout in the ICU ward.
by Donna Schwontkowski and Yvonne Banks on June 24, 2014
9 Ways to Ensure Clean Indoor Air

9 Ways to Ensure Clean Indoor Air

Almost a million people with COPD have complications from exposure to household air pollution, so take steps to ensure you're breathing clean indoor air.
by Donna Schwontkowski on June 2, 2014