Tips for Chronic Bronchitis Treatment at Home

A type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), chronic bronchitis causes inflammation of the lung’s air passages. It affects two main airways – the trachea (windpipe) and small bronchi (tree-like passages in the lungs). The thin airway linings in these lungs...

Could Your Seemingly Safe Job Be Putting You At Risk of COPD?

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute shares that there are three main risk factors of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): smoking, having a family history of COPD, and environmental toxins. It is the last one—environmental toxins—that one French...
One Last Gift

One Last Gift

“One Last Gift” [spacer] Come, listen my children, for you shall hear Of a Christmas Tale like none this year, Upon Eve of Christmas our story arrives, To share the tale of how Santa saved lives. [spacer] Up in the North Pole, Santa worked all day, To prepare toys and...
Your Strength Gives Hope

Your Strength Gives Hope

Your Strength Gives Hope In May 2016, the Lung Health Institute turns 3 years old. In that time, we have had the opportunity to help many people regain their quality of life through cellular therapy. Our patients come from many different backgrounds and enjoy diverse...
Pearl Harbor Day

Pearl Harbor Day

On Dec. 7, 1941, hundreds of fighter planes from the Imperial Japanese Navy attacked the United States Naval base Pearl Harbor near Honolulu, HI. The surprise attack by Japan occurred just before 8 a.m. local time and the barrage lasted roughly two hours. Within that...
Famous People with Lung Disease

Famous People with Lung Disease

Famous People with Lung Disease While the main cause of lung disease is smoking, other causes include exposure to air pollutants and chemicals from work environments, and having an Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency. People who have COPD or lung disease generally feel...
How Lung Disease Affects your Heart

How Lung Disease Affects your Heart

Even Mild Lung Disease Affects the Heart You may be surprised to learn that lung and heart diseases are closely intertwined. A recent study found that even mild lung disease can affect the heart’s ability to pump blood. “It suggests that a larger subset of heart...
Top 5 Lung Health Accessories Under $100

Top 5 Lung Health Accessories Under $100

When faced with a chronic lung disease like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary fibrosis or interstitial lung disease, having the right tools will allow you to stay on top of your health for a better quality of life. We reviewed the best tools on...
Eight Tips to Prevent COPD Flare-Ups

Eight Tips to Prevent COPD Flare-Ups

Eight Tips to Prevent COPD Flare-Ups Are you struggling everyday to simply breathe? Are you feeling with each passing day that you are accomplishing fewer of your planned activities? COPD flare-ups can limit your ability to complete daily tasks causing you to feel...
Planning your Budget-Friendly Trip to Tampa

Planning your Budget-Friendly Trip to Tampa

Tampa Bay is a Great Place to Visit Whether you love the outdoors, catching a movie, or trying new foods, you can do it all in Tampa. Tampa is where the Lung Health Institute started, and our Tampa clinic has helped several with lung diseases like chronic obstructive...
Senior Citizens’ Day

Senior Citizens’ Day

Senior Citizens’ Day Another year passes and we cannot thank them enough. All of their accomplishments and achievements have impacted the way we live. Their life journey has benefited many by providing knowledge filled with lessons and inspiration. They are the reason...
Spicing up your Water for your Lungs

Spicing up your Water for your Lungs

“Drink at least six to eight glasses of water everyday.” We’ve all been told that drinking water is vital to our health. Whether it has come from our doctor, significant other or a close friend, we are constantly being reminded that we need to increase our intake of...
Four Tips for Entertaining with COPD

Four Tips for Entertaining with COPD

Everybody loves attending a good party. I would venture to guess that nobody loves a good party more than me. Oftentimes, I find myself wondering how the host does it. Between chatting up each guest and making sure everything runs smoothly, I am often left in awe. How...
Healthy Seasonal Recipes for COPD

Healthy Seasonal Recipes for COPD

What to Eat this Summer Summer often comes along with certain memories and feelings about the season. For those of us living in the northern section of the country, it means outdoor barbecues, fireflies and opening up the pool. Down south, it’s more like constant heat...
How to Implement a Walking Program

How to Implement a Walking Program

 How to Implement a Walking Program Oftentimes, shortness of breath limits the everyday activities of individuals dealing with a debilitating lung condition like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This issue can take away from the enjoyment of physical...