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The official blog of the Lung Institute.

What is Emphysema?

24 Feb 2017
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What is Emphysema?

Emphysema is one of the major obstructive lung diseases classified as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Emphysema is a chronic lung disease that gradually destroys alveoli, the tiny air sacs that enable our lungs to exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide. The destruction of alveoli makes breathing progressively more difficult.

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COPD Symptoms and How to Deal with Them: 5 Steps for Staying Motivated

23 Feb 2017
| Under COPD, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Postitivity | Posted by | 0 Comments
COPD Symptoms and How to Deal with Them: 5 Steps for Staying Motivated

Although the solutions for addressing COPD symptoms are well-defined, the execution can be difficult given the exhausting symptoms of the disease. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to break down COPD Symptoms and How to Deal with Them: 5 Steps for Staying Motivated.

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What is Dyspnea, and When Should It Concern You?

22 Feb 2017
| Under Lung Disease, Medical, Related Conditions | Posted by | 2 Comments
What is Dyspnea, and When Should It Concern You?

Frequent shortness of breath can be deeply detrimental to the quality of life of those with lung disease. Making even the most routine tasks like walking up the stairs exhausting, breathlessness can dramatically alter one’s life. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to give an answer to What is Dyspnea, and When Should It Concern You?

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FEV1 and FVC: What Do They Mean for You?

21 Feb 2017
| Under Disease Education, Lung Disease, Medical | Posted by | 2 Comments
FEV1 and FVC: What Do They Mean for You?

FEV1 and FVC are two important measurements gained from a pulmonary function test (PFT). Keep reading to learn the facts you need to know about FEV1 and FVC.

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COPD Statistics: You Are Not Alone

20 Feb 2017
| Under COPD, Disease Education, Lung Disease | Posted by | 0 Comments
COPD Statistics: You are Not Alone

When someone is diagnosed with COPD, it can feel devastating. It can feel isolating trying to learn how to manage the disease, but fear not. There are millions of people around the U.S. battling COPD with you. Learn more about COPD statistics and why you are not alone.

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Do New Genetic Risk Markers for COPD Overlap with Other Lung Diseases?

17 Feb 2017
| Under COPD, Lung Disease, Medical | Posted by | 2 Comments
Do New Genetic Risk Markers for COPD Overlap with Other Lung Diseases?

Do New Genetic Risk Markers for COPD Overlap with Other Lung Diseases? Keep reading to learn more about this new research here.

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Stem Cell Clinics: What to Look For and What to Avoid

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Stem Cell Clinics: What to Look for and What to Avoid

Here are some things to look for and to avoid when choosing the right stem cell clinic for you. Keep reading to learn more information.

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COPD Flare-Up: What It Is and What You Can Do

16 Feb 2017
| Under COPD, Disease Education, Lung Disease | Posted by | 2 Comments
COPD Flare-Up: What It Is and What You Can Do

A COPD flare-up can suddenly worsen COPD symptoms. Here are the facts you need to know about a COPD flare-up and what you can do. Keep reading to learn more.

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Shortness of Breath and COPD: Tips to Cope

15 Feb 2017
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Shortness of Breath and COPD: Tips to Cope

Shortness of breath and COPD cause frustration and anxiety in many people. Keep reading for tips to cope with shortness of breath and COPD here.

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* All treatments performed at Lung Institute utilize autologous stem cells, meaning those derived from a patient's own body. No fetal or embryonic stem cells are utilized in Lung Institute's procedures. Lung Institute aims to improve patients' quality of life and help them breathe easier through the use of autologous stem cell therapy. To learn more about how stem cells work for lung disease, click here.

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