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When COPD Medications Fail: The Benefits of Cellular Therapy

5 Nov 2017
| Under COPD, Medical, Mental Health | Posted by | 13 Comments
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Cellular therapy is a form of treatment within the field of regenerative medicine which aims to use the body’s natural healing mechanisms to treatment current diseases. In the practice of cellular therapy for lung disease, the body’s sources for cells (blood) are withdrawn from the patient, the cells are separated and removed and finally reintroduced into the body through the veins where they eventually settle within the lungs to reduce inflammation and promote healing. The benefit of cellular therapy as opposed to other traditional forms of treatment is that because cellular therapy uses the body’s own cells, there are virtually no risks of adverse effects.

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5 Leading COPD FAQS for Caregivers

4 Nov 2017
| Under COPD, Disease Education, FAQs, Lung Disease, Medical | Posted by | 13 Comments
5 Leading COPD FAQS for Caregivers

The circumstances of being a caregiver can be incredibly difficult to overcome. Although there is a sense of duty and responsibility to those we love and care for, we must achieve a balance between our own lives, work, and family and the well-being of those in our care. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to give you a breakdown on the 5 Leading COPD FAQs for Caregivers, and lend a helping hand of support for those feeling overwhelmed.

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Why Doesn’t the FDA Approve Our Cellular Treatment?

2 Nov 2017
| Under Disease Education, Resources, Treatments | Posted by | 16 Comments
Why Doesn't the FDA Approve Our Cellular Therapy?

You are concerned that cellular treatment for lung disease is not approved by the FDA. Our cellular treatments use your body’s (autologous) very own cells, so they do not fall under FDA scrutiny.

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Supplementing Your COPD Medications List: 5 Natural Alternatives

29 Oct 2017
| Under COPD, Lung Disease, Medical | Posted by | 4 Comments
Supplementing Your COPD Medications List: 5 Natural Alternatives

When supplementing your COPD medications list, it’s important to know what natural alternatives work well for people with COPD. Keep reading to learn more.

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Resveratrol May Help Reduce Lung Inflammation

24 Oct 2017
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A recent study by researchers at found it can alleviate inflammation in airway diseases.

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Stage 2 COPD: Moderate Stage COPD and You

14 Oct 2017
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Stage 2 COPD: Moderate Stage COPD and You

Stage 2 COPD is also known as the moderate stage of COPD. Airflow limitation begins to worsen in stage 2 COPD, but there are treatments to help people breathe easier. Keep reading to learn more.

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Not Sure About Cellular Therapy? U.S News & World Report Says They Heal the Body

12 Oct 2017
| Under Lung Disease, Medical, Postitivity | Posted by
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This blog discusses the recent US News & World Report article about the benefits of cellular therapy and the treatments offered.

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Why Is There No COPD Cure? Breaking Down the Science

7 Oct 2017
| Under COPD, Disease Education, Lung Disease, Medical | Posted by | 10 Comments
Why Is There No COPD Cure? Breaking Down the Science

Across the world, COPD affects nearly 600 million people. And for those who are diagnosed with the progressive disease every year, one of the first questions given to doctors is typically “why is there no COPD cure?” With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to break down the science behind COPD and give you a clear answer as to why there is no cure.

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Being Physically Active with COPD Helps the Brain

3 Oct 2017
| Under COPD, Exercise, Lifestyle, Mental Health | Posted by | 0 Comments
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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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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.

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