Exhale

The official blog of the Lung Institute.

Four Treatments for Pulmonary Fibrosis: Living with Chronic Lung Disease

3 May 2018
| Under Pulmonary Fibrosis | Posted by | 0 Comments

Pulmonary fibrosis causes scar tissue to form in the lungs’ air sacs, making it more difficult for the lungs to deliver oxygen to the bloodstream. A type of interstitial lung disease, it can have several different causes, from environmental pollutants and medications to medical treatments and conditions. Sometimes, though, there is no known cause. In…

Read More >

Discover How COPD Treatment Changed One Patient’s Life

1 May 2018
| Under COPD, Patient Stories | Posted by | 0 Comments

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is notorious for causing shortness of breath and discomfort and for ultimately leading to respiratory failure. Patients who have been diagnosed with COPD may feel hopeless, but for patients like Vaneta H., COPD treatment restores hope. COPD is an incurable disease, but treatments can help improve your quality of life…

Read More >

Lung-Healthy Recipe: Tomatoes with Mozzarella and Avocado

30 Apr 2018
| Under Diet and Nutrition, Recipes | Posted by
| 0 Comments

Studies have shown that tomatoes may help improve lung function in even smokers, and can slow the natural decline in lung function that occurs with age. This delicious, light lunch uses lycopene-rich tomatoes and heart-healthy extra virgin olive oil with tasty buffalo mozzarella. PREP TIME: 5 minutes SERVINGS:  1 This take on an Italian caprese…

Read More >

Emphysema Treatment Options: Breathing Easier with COPD

26 Apr 2018
| Under COPD, Emphysema, Treatments | Posted by | 0 Comments

A chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema gradually destroys air sacs in the lungs that carry oxygen to the bloodstream. Emphysema also reduces the elasticity of airways leading to air sacs. Over time, breathing becomes more difficult, and as the disease progresses, people with the condition typically experience chronic shortness of breath, coughing and wheezing….

Read More >

One Patient’s Journey: A Story of COPD and Cellular Treatment

24 Apr 2018
| Under COPD, Patient Stories | Posted by
| 0 Comments

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) often starts with trouble breathing. Patients like Herb may go years before being diagnosed. And after a diagnosis, the progression of chronic lung diseases like COPD can reduce quality of life and lifespan. While there is no cure for COPD, certain treatments can help ease the symptoms and progression of…

Read More >

Lung-Healthy Recipe: Eggs with Avocado and Fresh Berries

Avocados are great sources of folate, which has been shown to have a positive correlation with lung function in COPD patients, as well as lung-healthy vitamin B6. Make sure to choose dark berries like blackberries, blueberries and raspberries, which are rich in antioxidants that can help promote lung health. Prep time: 10 minutes Servings: 1…

Read More >

Treating Sarcoidosis: Sarcoidosis Treatment Guidelines

19 Apr 2018
| Under Disease Education, Lung Disease | Posted by
| 0 Comments

Sarcoidosis of the lungs results from the growth of granulomas, or inflammatory cells, and is characterized by a persistent dry cough, shortness of breath, wheezing and chest pain. While sarcoidosis is resolved on its own in about half of all cases, it may linger for years, causing lung scarring and other damage. There is no…

Read More >

Interstitial Lung Disease Patient Sees Better Breathing After Cellular Treatment

17 Apr 2018
| Under Interstitial Lung Disease, Patient Stories | Posted by
| 0 Comments

Three months after Barbara’s cellular therapy she noticed she could climb a flight of stairs or walk up to a mile – near impossibilities before her therapy.

Read More >

Lung-Healthy Recipe: Berry Almond Smoothie

16 Apr 2018
| Under Diet and Nutrition, Recipes | Posted by
| 0 Comments

  Rich in antioxidant Vitamin E, almonds can help protect lung cells from damage. This quick and easy breakfast recipe contains almond butter and lung-healthy berries and spinach. In addition, the fiber from the chia and flax seeds and the protein powder can help promote healthier lungs and lowered inflammation. Prep time: 10 minutes Servings:…

Read More >

*For more information, go to www.LungInstitute.com/Results.

All claims made regarding the efficacy of Lung Institute's treatments as they pertain to pulmonary conditions are based solely on anecdotal support collected by Lung Institute. Individual conditions, treatment and outcomes may vary and are not necessarily indicative of future results. Testimonial participation is voluntary. Lung Institute does not pay for or script patient testimonials.

As required by Texas state law, the Lung Institute Dallas Clinic has received Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval from MaGil IRB, now Chesapeake IRB, which is fully accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Program (AAHRPP), for research protocols and procedures. The Lung Institute has implemented these IRB approved standards at all of its clinics nationwide. Approval indicates that we follow rigorous standards for ethics, quality, and protections for human research.

Each patient is different. Results may vary.