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Best Natural Treatments for COPD

9 Dec 2017
| Under COPD, Lifestyle, Treatments | Posted by | 12 Comments
Best Natural Treatments for COPD

To help you get back to your favorite activities and to help you breathe easier, we’ve compiled some of the best natural treatments for COPD here. Read on for more.

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Stem Cell Treatment for Lung Disease can be as Easy as a Blood Draw

15 Nov 2017
| Under Treatments | Posted by | 10 Comments
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Since we use your own stem cells to treat and slow down the progression of COPD, side effects are nearly nonexistent. Stem cell therapy has demonstrated the potential to improve quality of life to those who may have otherwise given up hope.

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Why Doesn’t the FDA Approve Our Stem Cell Treatment?

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

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.

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Lung Transplant or Stem Cell Therapy: Weighing All the Options

15 Oct 2017
| Under Lung Transplant, Treatments | Posted by | 16 Comments
Lung Transplant or Stem Cell Therapy: Weighing All the Options

For those who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), finding the best treatment option can be critical. Although some may look to a lung transplant, it’s important to know all the facts. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to breakdown Lung Transplant or Stem Cell Therapy: Weighing All the Options.

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Traditional vs. Natural COPD Treatment: Your Complete Guide

8 Oct 2017
| Under COPD, Lifestyle, Treatments | Posted by | 11 Comments
Traditional vs. Natural COPD Treatment: Your Complete Guide

Knowing all of your COPD treatment options is important. When you have all of the information you need, you’re better able to make an informed decision about your healthcare. Keep reading to learn more about all of your COPD treatment options.

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What Doctors are Saying About Stem Cells

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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?

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Is Silicosis Fatal?

Is Silicosis Fatal?

Yes, silicosis can be fatal. This respiratory disease is caused by inhaling crystalline silica dust, which produces inflammation and scarring when it settles into the lungs. As time passes, this scarring causes the lungs to stiffen. Silicosis is associated with various symptoms that tend to worsen over time, the most common of which include coughing,…

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How Does Emphysema Affect Lung Function?

How Does Emphysema Affect Lung Function?

Emphysema affects lung function in three main ways. First, emphysema causes holes to gradually form inside the lungs’ air sacs, thereby weakening their internal structure and inhibiting the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide. Second, emphysema damages the elasticity of the airways that lead to the air sacs, causing the air sacs to collapse and…

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What Medications are Prescribed for COPD?

What medications are prescribed for COPD?

The medications prescribed for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) depend on the type of symptoms that a patient is experiencing, as well as their frequency and severity. COPD, which is a category of diseases including emphysema and chronic bronchitis, is characterized by restricted airflow into and out of the lungs, resulting in shortness of breath…

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* All treatments performed at Lung Institute utilize autologous stem cells, meaning those derived from a patient's own body. No fetal or embryonic stem cells are utilized in Lung Institute's procedures. Lung Institute aims to improve patients' quality of life and help them breathe easier through the use of autologous stem cell therapy. To learn more about how stem cells work for lung disease, click here.

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.

Under current FDA guidelines and regulations 1271.10 and 1271.15, the Lung Institute complies with all necessary requirements for operation. The Lung Institute is firmly in accordance with the conditions set by the FDA for exemption status and conducts itself in full accordance with current guidelines. Any individual who accesses Lung Institute's website for information is encouraged to speak with his or her primary physician for treatment suggestions and conclusive evidence. All information on this site should be used for educational and informational use only.

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 stem cell 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.