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The official blog of the Lung Institute.

Product Review: Hero Medication Dispenser

26 May 2016 | Under Product Reviews, Resources | Posted by | 0 Comments
Product Review: Hero Medication Dispenser

70% of Americans are taking at least one form of prescription medication. However, what is often unseen is the difficulty of managing multiple medications when suffering from a chronic illness such as COPD, emphysema, or pulmonary fibrosis. Not only can mobility make it difficult to take one’s medication as directed, but for those who have difficulty with their memory, remembering a strict medication regimen can be challenging. With your health in mind, we’d like to introduce a new product that may be able to alleviate those concerns, and its name is HERO.

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5 Tips for Safe Oxygen Therapy Use

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5 Tips for Safe Oxygen Therapy Use

For people living with chronic lung diseases such as COPD, pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema, the use of oxygen has become increasingly common. However, what many oxygen users forget is that oxygen is highly flammable and can be dangerous if not properly handled. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to give 5 Tips for Safe Oxygen Therapy Use.

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Stem Cell Physician Interview with Dr. Jack Coleman, Jr.

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Stem Cell Physician Interview with Dr. Jack Coleman, Jr.

Check out our Stem Cell Physician Interview with Dr. Jack Coleman, Jr. to learn more about Dr. Coleman and about stem cell treatment options for people with chronic lung diseases.

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National Senior Health and Fitness Day

25 May 2016 | Under Excercise, Lifestyle | Posted by | 0 Comments
National Senior Health and Fitness Day

If attending events like those on National Senior Health & Fitness Day is something you enjoy, but doing so seems too difficult because of your lung disease, perhaps an alternate treatment such as autologous stem cell therapy (using your body’s own cells) to promote healing in damaged lung tissue could get you back into action.

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The Difference Between Obstructive and Restrictive Lung Disease

24 May 2016 | Under Disease Education, Lung Disease, Medical | Posted by | 10 Comments
The Difference Between Obstructive & Restrictive Lung Disease

We’ve broken down the key points to know about the difference between obstructive and restrictive lung disease for you. To learn more about this, continue reading.

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How Oxygen Affects the Heart

23 May 2016 | Under Uncategorized | Posted by | 0 Comments
How Oxygen Affects the Heart

Because having enough oxygen is essential to a properly functioning body, understanding how oxygen affects the body is important. In this article, we look at how oxygen affects the heart and what you can do to improve your blood oxygen levels. Keep reading to learn more.

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Product Review: AlerSense Air Quality System

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Product Review: AlerSense Air Quality System

For many people with chronic lung diseases, environmental irritants, such as indoor allergens, could cause symptom flare-ups. To help you breathe easier, we’ve researched ways to help you keep track of your home’s indoor air quality. Check out our product review to learn more.

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Oxygen Levels and Brain Function

21 May 2016 | Under Uncategorized | Posted by | 0 Comments
Oxygen Levels and Brain Function

Having enough blood oxygen is essential to a properly functioning body. However, for people with chronic lung disease, getting enough oxygen can be challenging. Keep reading to learn more about oxygen levels and brain function work together and to learn more about ways to improve your oxygen levels.

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Can Acupuncture Be Used to Treat COPD?

20 May 2016 | Under COPD, Lung Disease, Treatments | Posted by | 7 Comments
Can Acupuncture Be Used to Treat COPD?

Respiratory illnesses such as COPD have been around as long as the practice of smoking, but so have many forms of treatment. Although as much as 20% of the population has a fear of needles, there exists an entire field of medicine based around inserting extremely thin needles into key points of the body to relieve pressure and promote relaxation. It’s called acupuncture and it’s been shown to have dramatic effects on those suffering from COPD.

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All treatments performed at Lung Institute utlize 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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