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The official blog of the Lung Institute.

How to Reduce COPD Exacerbations

29 Mar 2018
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If you have COPD, how can you keep your symptoms under better control, hopefully decreasing your odds of an exacerbation?

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CHF and COPD: What’s the Connection?

22 Mar 2018
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The medical industry is full of letter-based abbreviations designed to make it easier to reference a variety of health conditions and two that sometimes go together are CHF and COPD. What are they and how are they connected?

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What Causes Pulmonary Hypertension?

If you’ve been diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension, you may be wondering what causes this particular condition. Here’s what the experts have to say.

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Do I Have COPD or Emphysema? What’s the Difference?

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With your lung specifically, two conditions that may pop up as possible causes of your breathing issues include chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and emphysema. What’s the difference?

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Is It Asthma or COPD? The Answer Becomes More Difficult with Age

12 Dec 2017
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Coughing, difficulty breathing, wheezing, and tightness in the chest can all be signs that you have asthma. But they could also signal chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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COPD and Increased Flu Risks

5 Dec 2017
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COPD and Increased Flu Risks

While it’s fairly safe to say that no one likes getting the flu, this particular virus can be extremely problematic to some as WHO explains that these risks are even greater for individuals within “high-risk groups”—which includes those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.

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Lifetime TV’s “Access Health” Touts Lung Institute’s Cellular Therapy

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The Lung Institute got a chance to tell its remarkable story to a national television audience in early November. Lifetime TV’s “Access Health” featured Dr. James St. Louis, Lung Institute senior medical advisor, discussing the innovative cellular therapy that has helped many people address the progression of their COPD and do more than just temporarily…

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Veterans and Lung Disease: Know the Facts

12 Nov 2017
| Under Lung Disease, Medical, Related Conditions | Posted by | 2 Comments
Veterans and Lung Disease: Know the Facts

With exposure to many allergens, chemicals and pollutants, if you’re a veteran, it’s important to know the facts about veterans and lung disease. Read on for more information.

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A Short History of Veterans’ Lung Disease

11 Nov 2017
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Short History of Veterans Lung Disease

Learn more about veterans’ lung disease in this short history and what’s being done to help veterans fight lung diseases. Keep reading for more information.

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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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