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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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Morning Headaches with COPD

11 Dec 2014 | Under COPD, Lung Disease | Posted by | 0 Comments
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Why are Headaches so Common with COPD? Headaches can be caused by many different factors, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) being one of them. Primary headaches are those that are not caused by an outside event or disease and can come about through chemical activity in your brain or even though the muscles of your…

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The Effects of Altitude on Lung Disease

10 Dec 2014 | Under COPD, Emphysema, Lung Disease, Related Conditions | Posted by | 0 Comments
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Traveling to high altitudes can be both exciting and scary for those that have been diagnosed with a lung disease. On one hand you want to experience the thrills of a new environment, but on the other you might feel restricted by your current condition. This is just one example of the types of problems…

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Hollywood, Pop Culture and Lung Disease

9 Dec 2014 | Under Lung Disease, Uncategorized | Posted by | 0 Comments
Hollywood, Pop Culture and Lung Disease

The Role of Hollywood in Disease Awareness Every time my mother and I would turn on the latest blockbuster hit, deaths were always portrayed the same way. Somebody would inevitably walk a long, treacherous journey to battle cancer. As a result, cancer awareness is huge. People host a high number of fundraising events such as…

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