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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 Cellular 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 treatments,…
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 cellular 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 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.
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…
The symptoms of a chronic lung disease such as COPD can be incredibly difficult to live with. However, symptom relief through a health program such as pulmonary rehabilitation is put in place to combat these symptoms directly. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to explore Pulmonary Rehabilitation for COPD: The Benefits, Exercises and Guidelines.