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The official blog of the Lung Institute.

Traveling with COPD: Your Travel Tips Guide

26 Nov 2017
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Traveling with COPD: Your Travel Tips Guide

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.

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Liquid Oxygen: Weighing the Pros and Cons

2 Aug 2017
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Liquid Oxygen: Weighing the Pros and Cons

Convenience and efficiency are the two major deciding factors when choosing between liquid or concentrated oxygen. Which is better for you?

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Pulmonary Rehabilitation for COPD: Benefits, Exercises and Guidelines

17 Jul 2017
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Pulmonary Rehabilitation for COPD: Benefits, Exercises and Guidelines

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.

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COPD Exacerbation Guidelines: What You Can Do

6 Jul 2017
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COPD flare-ups, or exacerbations, can be scary for anyone with COPD. Feel prepared and in control with these COPD exacerbation guidelines.

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Oxygen Tanks and Oxygen Concentrators: What’s the Difference?

5 Jul 2017
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Oxygen Tanks and Oxygen Concentrators: What’s the Difference?

For those with severe chronic lung disease, the use of oxygen therapy is a necessity. However, the question then becomes oxygen tanks and oxygen concentrators: what’s the difference? With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to breakdown what you need to know on both, and how to make the most informed decision moving forward.

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COPD Exacerbation Symptoms: What to Look For

27 Jun 2017
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COPD Exacerbation Symptoms: What to Look For

COPD Exacerbation Symptoms don’t have to take you by surprise. Read more to know what to look for and what you can do to be prepared.

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How to Explain Your Lung Disease to Loved Ones

16 Dec 2015
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o Explain Your Lung Disease to Loved Ones

It’s up to you to express your wishes. Sometimes, out of concern for your feelings, your family or loved ones might be reluctant to raise the issue of further care for you. If you’ve been diagnosed with a progressive lung disease, and are looking for a treatment option that goes beyond supplemental oxygen and medication, the Lung Institute might be able to help.

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Medical Trip to Nashville

12 Oct 2015
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Medical Trip to Nashville

Our well-trained staff can walk you through the treatment options offered by the Lung Institute. Set-up a free consultation, and we can explain how stem cell therapy could possibly return lung function to those suffering with lung disease.

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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.

Each patient is different. Results may vary.