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National Senior Health and Fitness Day 2015

27 May 2015 | Under Uncategorized | Posted by | 0 Comments
Senior Health and Fitness

“If You Keep Moving…You’ll Keep Improving!” On Wednesday, May 27, 2015, we celebrate the 22nd annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day. Every year, the common goal for this day is to help keep older Americans healthy and fit. Always set for the last Wednesday in May, National Senior Health & Fitness Day is the…

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Five Natural Remedies to Promote Lung Function

26 May 2015 | Under Lung Disease, Treatments | Posted by | 2 Comments

The lungs are constantly working, taking in oxygen and expelling carbon dioxide. The purpose of the respiratory system is to deliver oxygen to the body’s bloodstream, which carries and distributes oxygen throughout the body. For those suffering from lung disease or infection, this transfer of oxygen becomes more difficult, resulting in various health issues. Here…

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Stem Cell Research Study vs. Treatment

25 May 2015 | Under COPD, Treatments | Posted by | 0 Comments

The Difference Between a Research Study and a Treatment The Lung Institute is poised to open its fourth clinic in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in July of 2015. However, stem cell research, and even pulmonary care, is not new to the Pittsburgh region. The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has been ranked among the best facilities for…

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What to Remember on Memorial Day

24 May 2015 | Under COPD, Lung Disease, Stem Cell Therapy | Posted by | 0 Comments

Is this a forgotten holiday? I always knew that Memorial Day was created to remember those that served in the military, but I don’t know why and when it started­—there had to be a zenith. This year I decided to do a little investigating into the holiday. I wanted to know the history and the…

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Living with Lung Disease and Diabetes

23 May 2015 | Under COPD, Lung Disease, Related Conditions | Posted by | 0 Comments

Diabetes mellitus refers to a group of diseases that affect blood sugar, also known as blood glucose, throughout the body. People with diabetes suffer from high amounts of glucose in the blood, which can lead to numerous health complications and unwanted symptoms. Diabetes patients, especially those with type 1 diabetes, have an immune system that poorly fights infections and…

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Lung Disease in the Mountains

22 May 2015 | Under COPD, Lung Disease | Posted by | 0 Comments
Lung Disease in the Mountains

High Altitudes can be Risky for Those with COPD For those already suffering from debilitating lung diseases like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the lack of oxygen in high altitude areas can be extremely dangerous. A study published by the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health found that “Even modestly lower oxygen levels in people…

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The Lung Institute Now Treats Pneumoconiosis

21 May 2015 | Under Press | Posted by | 0 Comments
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Sufferers of conditions like black lung disease are finally breathing easier. Tampa, FL (May 21, 2015) – Pneumoconiosis is a debilitating lung disease caused by breathing in the particles of mineral dust. It is an occupational lung disease common among miners, welders, tunnel builders and other manufacturing positions. Oftentimes, symptoms don’t present themselves immediately, so…

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The Connection Between COPD and Hypertension

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Over 50 million United States residents have hypertension, also known as high blood pressure. Out of those 50 million people, approximately 12.7 million were found to also have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) based on a 2011 study. Many don’t realize that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and hypertension are two closely related health issues. These…

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Does Humidity Affect COPD?

20 May 2015 | Under COPD, Lung Disease | Posted by | 0 Comments

Most people assume that higher humidity levels are harder on people who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). While this is generally true, humidity levels actually affect COPD sufferers in different ways. According to Dr. Phillip Factor, Chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City,…

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