The official blog of the Lung Institute.

Why Can’t You Sleep at Night?

1 Apr 2015 | Under COPD, Lung Disease, Related Conditions | Posted by | 0 Comments

Living with a chronic lung disease like emphysema or pulmonary fibrosis is challenging enough. After spending all day struggling for air and begging for a moment without any shortness of breath or chest tightness, it’s normal to feel exhausted. When it is finally bedtime, you can’t help but be a little excited. It’s a chance…

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Finding Balance in Life with Yoga

31 Mar 2015 | Under COPD, Lifestyle Modifications | Posted by | 0 Comments
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Balance COPD with Yoga Being able to find a balance in life is difficult. It is even more difficult for people with COPD. Having COPD causes troubles with not only breathing, but being able to control your emotional well being. Struggling to have a good balance between breathing and your emotional stability can cause you…

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What Do You Buy Someone With COPD?

30 Mar 2015 | Under COPD, Stem Cell Therapy | Posted by | 0 Comments

Buying a gift for someone can be an exciting adventure or a daunting escapade that leaves you scratching your head. If you know someone living with a lingering lung disease like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), then finding the perfect gift becomes much more difficult. You may be wondering if there are any gifts you…

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Patients See Results from Stem Cell Therapy

28 Mar 2015 | Under Lung Disease, Stem Cell Therapy | Posted by | 1 Comment
Patient success story

At the Lung Institute, we strive to improve the quality of life for our patients. Having a debilitating lung disease is not only a struggle for sufferers, but also for their families. We make it our standard to provide the highest quality of care with sensitivity, compassion and professionalism. Since our founding in 2013, we’ve…

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Are Stem Cells the Next Vaccine?

27 Mar 2015 | Under Stem Cell Therapy | Posted by | 2 Comments

In the year 2000, the United States government announced that the measles disease had been eradicated. That may be surprising news to anyone that has been following the recent measles outbreak of approximately 170 cases that began at Disneyland California. To the credit of the federal government, there was no longer a year round presence…

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Weight Loss after Quitting Smoking

26 Mar 2015 | Under COPD, Lung Disease, Smoking | Posted by | 0 Comments

Can Quitting Smoking Actually Help you Lose Weight? Many people believe that smoking will help you lose weight, and the fear of gaining weight after smoking cessation leads many people to worry about quitting. However, a new study conducted by the Endocrine Society reveals that this is not completely true.  Their findings report that long-term…

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Veterans and Lung Disease

25 Mar 2015 | Under Lifestyle Modifications, Lung Disease | Posted by | 0 Comments

Veterans of the US armed services are at a higher risk of lung disease than the general civilian population. There is an astounding number of ways a serviceperson can develop a lung disease due to their profession. Occupational lung disease can come from exposure to sand dust, chemicals, metals in the air from exploded IEDs,…

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The Connection between Dementia and Chronic Lung Disease

24 Mar 2015 | Under COPD, Lung Disease, Related Conditions | Posted by | 0 Comments

Acknowledging the Dementia Epidemic Currently, we live in a society that constantly hears about the presence of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Between popular culture promoting films such as Still Alice and Away From Her and the increased effort to find a cure, people are finally beginning to care about these debilitating conditions. Just this past…

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Can Marijuana Help COPD?

23 Mar 2015 | Under COPD, Lung Disease, Treatments | Posted by | 1 Comment

What Effect does Marijuana use have on COPD? Today, in Colorado, Washington, the District of Colombia, Alaska and Oregon, it is legal on the state level to purchase and consume marijuana for recreational purposes. However, an additional 19 states have legalized marijuana to be used for medical benefits. This is leading a lot of Americans…

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