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The Gift of Breath

22 Dec 2014 | Under Lung Disease, Lung Transplant, Testimonials | Posted by | 0 Comments
The Gift of Breath

The ability to breathe is something that many people often take for granted. Activities that many enjoy, such as shopping and exercising, require a great deal of exertion and respiration. Having a lung condition is extremely difficult for anyone, but it is especially hard on a teenage girl. Varuni Persaud is a 17-year-old girl who…

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Lifestyle Modifications with ILD

Lifestyle Modifications with ILD

Living with ILD Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is known to be a lung disease that harms a person’s ability to breathe properly. The tiny air sacks in the lungs that transfer oxygen from the air into the bloodstream harden and don’t complete the much needed transfer of gases. Given the harsh condition your lungs suffer…

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Related Conditions to Interstitial Lung Disease

19 Dec 2014 | Under ILD, Lung Disease, Related Conditions | Posted by | 0 Comments
Related Conditions to ILD

Breathing comes naturally to many of us. In doing so, we breathe in much needed oxygen into our bloodstream, which enables the body to work and grow. Almost every day, an average person will breathe in and out nearly 25,000 times. Now imagine having a lung disease and struggling just to do this very simple…

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Living With Interstitial Lung Disease

18 Dec 2014 | Under ILD, Lung Disease | Posted by | 0 Comments
Living With ILD

*Disclaimer: This is an interpretation of a patient living with interstitial lung disease (ILD). “In July 2007, my wife and I were very excited to move into our new home. This was the moment that we had been looking forward to for such a long time. Just a place to call our own. It was…

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ILD Treatments

17 Dec 2014 | Under ILD, Related Conditions, Stem Cell Therapy | Posted by | 0 Comments
ILD Treatments

What You Can Do To Make It Better? Interstitial lung disease (ILD) can leave you feeling downright exhausted and frustrated from having to deal with the constant struggle. One day you may feel better and the next you could be fighting with your lungs just to breathe properly. While the feud may seem never ending,…

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How ILD is different than other Lung Diseases

16 Dec 2014 | Under Chronic Bronchitis, COPD, Emphysema, ILD, Lung Disease | Posted by | 0 Comments
How ILD is different than other Lung Diseases

Is ILD the same as COPD? Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is an umbrella term used to categorize over 100 different types of pulmonary disorders that affect the absorption of oxygen into the lungs. It includes a diverse collection of illnesses with a variety of causes, treatments and prognoses. Individuals who suffer from interstitial lung disease often…

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What is Interstitial Lung Disease?

15 Dec 2014 | Under Lung Disease | Posted by | 0 Comments
What is Interstitial Lung Disease?

An Introduction to Interstitial Lung Disease Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) is a canopy term used to identify a family of roughly 100 different types of pulmonary disorders that affect the absorption of oxygen in the lungs. All of these disorders alter the interstitium, which is the tissue and space surrounding the alveoli—the cluster-like air sacs—of the…

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An Introduction to Vaping

13 Dec 2014 | Under Lifestyle Modifications, Lung Disease | Posted by | 0 Comments
An Introduction to Vaping

To Vape or Not To Vape vape (verb): to inhale and exhale the vapor produced by an electronic cigarette or similar device. Think about the first time you heard the word vape. Was it just this year when Oxford officially added it to the dictionary? Or was it when you tried to quit smoking for…

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Q & A with Dr. Burton Feinerman

12 Dec 2014 | Under FAQs, Stem Cell Therapy | Posted by | 0 Comments
Q & A with Dr. Burton Feinerman

We at the Lung Institute try to bring our readers useful information about the nature of lung disease. For something a little different today though, we wanted to take some time to talk to our very own stem cell specialist Dr. Burton Feinerman. He has been practicing medicine for over 60 years and is the…

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