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The official blog of the Lung Institute.

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

24 Apr 2018
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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…

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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…

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Treating Sarcoidosis: Sarcoidosis Treatment Guidelines

19 Apr 2018
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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…

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What is My Why? Amy Welling

18 Apr 2018
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A featured series where Lung Institute employees tell their stories #WhatIsMyWhy My dad had lung cancer, and he passed away 10 years ago. He was a heavy smoker throughout his life, and being able to help the patients and families who have gone through the same things we did to try to help my dad has…

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Interstitial Lung Disease Patient Sees Better Breathing After Cellular Treatment

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.

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Lung-Healthy Recipe: Berry Almond Smoothie

16 Apr 2018
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  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:…

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Tips for Chronic Bronchitis Treatment at Home

12 Apr 2018
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A type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), chronic bronchitis causes inflammation of the lung’s air passages. It affects two main airways – the trachea (windpipe) and small bronchi (tree-like passages in the lungs). The thin airway linings in these lungs become inflamed, leaking fluids that clog the lungs. This can cause excessive coughing, chest…

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What is My Why? Sara Jones

11 Apr 2018
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I’ve gained a lot of knowledge at Lung Health Institute about cellular treatments that I definitely didn’t have three years ago, and it’s been really awesome to become educated in a field that even physicians don’t have a lot of information about.

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Lung-Healthy Recipe: Greek Yogurt with Walnuts and Raspberries

10 Apr 2018
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Greek Yogurt with Walnuts and Raspberries

Walnuts and berries are a great source of antioxidants to help calm inflammation in the lungs. This sweet and salty treat makes for a filling and healthy breakfast.

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