Lungs, Breathing & Sleep

Health problems that affect breathing or sleep can lead to fatigue and lethargy that disrupt your daily routine. Understand your lungs and respiratory system—and what you can do to help yourself.

Patient Story

‘A very precious gift’

Dennis Bergstrom marks the 300th lung transplant for Corewell Health West.

Solving menopause sleep issues

Follow these top tips to help you get your Zzz's, even during mid-life changes.

Patient Story

‘The best sleep I could remember’

Linda Cole suffered from sleep apnea for years—until a tiny device changed her life.

Patient Story

‘Moving and grooving’

After spending his first months of life in the NICU, Axle Lensky and his family celebrate his first year at home in trademark fashion—a luau-themed dance party.

Patient Story

‘Don’t quit quitting’

After many failed attempts to quit, Janet Hale found success when she connected with the Lifestyle Medicine smoking cessation program.

Trouble on third shift?

Millions of Americans work overnight. The right strategies for sleep, nutrition and exercise can make it easier—and healthier.

Ready to quit?

If you want to quit tobacco and nicotine once and for all, connecting with the right support systems can help.

Patient Story

‘Feels great to be feeling healthy’

Faced with a worsening lung disease, David Ronk wouldn't let age stop him from getting a life-saving transplant.

When fall allergies flare

Don't let itchy eyes and a runny nose get in the way of fall fun. Over-the-counter remedies and preventative measures can help.

‘I feel like a living miracle’

Robot-assisted surgery helps Deb Borst, 73, return to her active life after a cancer diagnosis.

Sleep darker

Eager for restful nights? Aim to keep TV, smartphones and electronics out of the bedroom.

Top tips for a good night’s sleep

If you're struggling to get your Zzz's, it's time to reassess your bedtime routines.