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The official blog of the Lung Institute.

What is My Why? Aurora White

24 Jan 2018
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We talked, and she told me the treatment had worked and she was so grateful. She looked like a different person and she said she had her life back. I could see life in her eyes which I didn’t see earlier.

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Being Physically Active with COPD Helps the Brain

3 Oct 2017
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If you have COPD or any lung disease, it is important to try and be as physically active as possible to keep you healthy. But, another reason to stay active is because it’s good for your mental health too.

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COPD Diet: The 5 Best Snacks for People with COPD

19 Sep 2017
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Diet is critical when it comes to managing COPD. In forming a healthy COPD diet, sometimes it’s necessary to snack between meals to make sure you’re getting the appropriate vitamins and nutrients for optimal respiratory function. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to break down the core ingredients of a good COPD Diet: The 5 Best Snacks for People with COPD.

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COPD and Knowing Your Safe Oxygen Levels

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For people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, pulmonary fibrosis and other chronic lung diseases, keeping a close eye on their blood oxygen level is often part of the daily routine. And, for some people living with COPD and other chronic lung conditions, receiving enough oxygen can be challenging. Every cell, organ and tissue…

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Have a Happy and Healthy Labor Day

31 Aug 2017
| Under Lifestyle, Postitivity | Posted by | 2 Comments
Have a happy, healthy Labor Day

Labor Day is traditionally the unofficial end of summer. It’s a chance for friends and family to come together and enjoy bonding and camaraderie. For someone with COPD, Labor Day may be just another day of labored breathing. So, this year, if you have COPD or any lung disease, celebrate Labor Day and try and create a special moment.

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The Lung Institute Donation Helps Employee’s Son Run in AAU National Track Meet

24 Aug 2017
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The Lung Institute (LI) embraces community philanthropy. There are many examples such as Meals on Wheels, Hope Children’s Home, Joshua House, Habitat for Humanity, Toys for Tots, Trinity Café and Fight for Air Climb. We give and give back to people and organizations in our clinic cities to help improve lives and make our communities…

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Life Expectancy With COPD

5 Apr 2018
| Under COPD, Disease Education, Lung Disease, Medical | Posted by | 0 Comments
Life Expectancy with COPD

When talking about the progression of COPD, there is the unfortunate fact that death will occur at some point. However, there are actions that can help slow the progression of COPD. This post is meant to highlight an all too common question that gets asked by patients: what is the life expectancy with COPD.

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* Every patient is given a Patient Satisfaction Survey shortly after treatment. Responses to the 11-question survey are aggregated to determine patient satisfaction with the delivery of treatment.

^ Quality of Life Survey data measured the patient’s self-assessed quality of life and measurable quality of improvement at three months of COPD patients.

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.

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