The official blog of the Lung Institute.
Traveling for Medical Treatment
The twenty-first century has been one of change and advancement. In design, architecture and education, our society has come a long way in the past 20 years. Clearly, the advancements most beneficial to human health and longevity have been made in the medical field. With growing access to specialized clinics across the country, many people choose to travel for medical care.
Quality of life is the largest indicator of good health, and that extends beyond physical well being. Happiness is an important factor in one’s quality of life, and Dallas is a city where you can enjoy yourself by treating both the body and the mind.
Choosing Dallas for Medical Treatment
Dallas medical tourism is on the rise as of late. The city has always been a tourism hotspot, but with the expansion of the medical district in Northwest Dallas, it has seen an influx of visitors. People visit for treatment, and then make a vacation of it at the many restaurants, shopping districts and museums in the city.
Great BBQ in Dallas
North of Downtown Dallas, near the Galleria Mall, a small BBQ restaurant nestles in a commercial office park called Cattleack BBQ. The shop is only open Thursday and Friday from 10:30 AM until 2:00 PM. If you don’t show up by 11:00 AM, you may find yourself waiting in a line that runs out the front door. If that happens, don’t worry—it’s worth the wait. With brisket so tender you can cut it with a spoon and ribs prepared with Cattleack’s secret rub, you’ll need to be careful to not overeat.
Dallas History at the JFK Museum
On Elm Street in downtown Dallas, you’ll find what used to be the School Book Depository where Lee Harvey Oswald lay in ambush for John F. Kennedy’s presidential limousine. Now the building houses the 6th Floor Museum, which commemorates the JFK assassination. You can walk through the expansive floor and view displays that cover JFK’s rise in politics and his policies while president. Keep walking, and you will reach the window where Oswald waited in hiding behind a stack of boxes for his opportunity to change history. The museum displays JFK memorabilia and offers short films on related subjects. Serious history buffs can take a stroll down to Elm Street itself and stand on the exact spot where JFK was shot. A white “X” marks the spot on the road.
Cell Therapy for Lung Disease in Dallas
In March of 2016, the Lung Institute opens its Dallas Clinic to serve patients across the region. This alternative treatment uses cells from the patients’ own body. and , according to over 70 percent of those treated, improves the quality of life for lung disease sufferers. In a region already well-known for medical advancements, the Dallas clinic will forward the Lung Institute’s goal of helping lung suffers across the country.
If you or a loved one suffers from a lung disease like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the Lung Institute may be able to help. Contact us by calling (800) 729-3065 to see if you qualify for sell therapy as a treatment option.