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When you’re not feeling well, popping a pill is often the first line of defense. Yet, in the case of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) specifically, certain medications can actually make this condition worse.
No Money for COPD Stem Cell Treatments? Fundraise! There is no doubt that one of the major obstacles facing a patient suffering with a lung disease like COPD is money. Insurance doesn’t cover the treatment because it is still considered elective and it’s a treatment, not a drug. We have had great success with our…
Traveling with COPD may seem nearly impossible. With these simple tips, traveling with COPD will be easier, so you can enjoy your vacation fully. Keep reading to learn more.
You have a lung disease and you have exhausted all the options your doctor has recommended. You’ve heard about the Lung Institute and its remarkable stem cell therapy where 84 percent of patients with COPD report an improved quality of life within three months of treatment. So, what’s the problem?
You are concerned that stem cell treatment for lung disease is not approved by the FDA. Our stem cell treatments use your body’s (autologous) very own stem cells, so they do not fall under FDA scrutiny.
Understanding stem cell therapy should go beyond the confines of this site, therefore we at the Lung Institute are here to take you outside of our own voices and bring you to doctors and researchers within the field. With your health in mind, we’re here to finally answer the question of What Doctors Are Saying About Stem Cells?
After a chronic lung disease diagnosis is given, so too, is a prescription usually given for a bronchodilator. However, although bronchodilators are renowned for their ability to shortly relief symptoms, it’s important to know their inherent side effects. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to bring you Bronchodilator 101: Uses and Side Effects.
Convenience and efficiency are the two major deciding factors when choosing between liquid or concentrated oxygen. Which is better for you?
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common lung disease that affects around 24 million people in the United States. When you’re diagnosed with COPD, your doctor might use terms that are new. To be able to treat your condition, you need to be able to understand the lingo. To help, we have put together…