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The official blog of the Lung Institute.

COPD and Heart Health

12 Feb 2014
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February is American Heart Month Did you know that February is American Heart Month? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can actually cause high blood pressure and increase your risk for heart disease. Make sure to not only talk to your doctor about lung health but also about your heart. If you’re experiencing frequent flare-ups, two…

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Let’s Talk about Sex and COPD

4 Feb 2014
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Let's Talk about Sex and COPD

Sex and COPD With Valentine’s Day around the corner, you may be thinking about that special someone a little more often and your mind might be wandering to the subjects of sex, love and intimacy. Every relationship defines love a little differently. To one person, the act of showing meaningful affection might mean a night…

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Flu Season 2014 Has Peaked, But You’re Not in the Clear Yet!

27 Jan 2014
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How to Be Prepared for Flu Season 2014 If you are diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, chronic bronchitis or pulmonary fibrosis you probably already know that a yearly flu shot is essential no matter how prepared you feel. If you are hearing, or are using, the same tired excuse between sneezes, “It’s just the flu…it will pass,” you need…

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Cellular Therapy 2014 – Make it Your Resolution!

9 Jan 2014
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Cellular Therapy 2014 We know. Everyone has a love/hate relationship with New Year’s resolutions. Whether yours is to get more active, eat healthier or take control of your lung disease symptoms, we want you to know that these goals are completely within your grasp. So stop saying, “I can’t” or “I’ll call tomorrow.”  The only…

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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.

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