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How ILD is different than other Lung Diseases

How ILD is different than other Lung Diseases Lung Institute

Is ILD the same as COPD? Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is an umbrella term used to categorize over 100 different types of pulmonary disorders that affect the absorption of oxygen into the lungs. It includes a diverse collection of illnesses with a variety of causes, treatments and prognoses. Individuals who suffer from interstitial lung disease often…

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The Effects of Altitude on Lung Disease

10 Dec 2014
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The Effects of Altitude on Lung Disease

Wondering what the effects of altitude on lung disease are? Continue reading to learn more.

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Overeating on Thanksgiving: A Questionable Habit

26 Nov 2014
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Overeating on Thanksgiving: A Questionable Habit Lung Institute

It’s Thanksgiving and everybody is ready to eat their own body weight in perfectly baked turkey, fabulous side dishes and heartwarming desserts. The smell of turkey wafts through the air. There comes a time when you can no longer restrain yourself from consuming the stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes and green bean casserole. As it…

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How Can Your Biological Sex Contribute to COPD?

15 Nov 2014
| Under Chronic Bronchitis, COPD, Emphysema, FAQs, Lifestyle | Posted by
How Can Your Biological Sex Contribute to COPD?

Your Biological Sex as a Risk Factor for COPD For many years, it has been assumed that men are the primary target of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is an umbrella term that is used to encompass chronic lung diseases such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema. These conditions often leave sufferers…

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Physician Awareness: Cellular Treatments

3 Nov 2014
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Physician Awareness: Stem Cell Treatments Lung Institute

Cellular therapy could help people with lung disease breathe easier. For more information, continue reading.

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Facts to Take Your Breath Away

Facts to Take Your Breath Away Lung Institute

We live in a world where lots of people take for granted life essentials. Whether it be mobility, money or family, we don’t think about the large number of people who don’t have those things. Perhaps even more important is that people often don’t realize the importance of simple necessities such as food, water and…

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