End Stage Lung Disease Life Expectancy

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Most chronic lung diseases are progressive conditions that develop in the lungs making it very difficult to breathe or perform any physical activity. As the disease worsens, the abilities of the individually suffering from its symptoms are greatly reduced. Simple tasks like walking to the mailbox or taking a shower take an excessively long amount of time and energy or can not be completed at all. As many as 12 million people in America suffer from chronic lung disease and the disease is also the fourth leading cause of death according to Healthline.

About End Stage Lung Disease

Chronic Lung Disease is an umbrella term used to categorize over 1000 different types of pulmonary disorders that affect absorption of oxygen into the lungs and proper lung functioning. It includes a diverse collection of illnesses with a variety of causes, treatments and prognoses. Individuals who suffer from a chronic lung disease  often have difficulty breathing and moving from place to place due to a consistent feeling of shortness of breath. Disorders classified under chronic lung disease are often characterized by scarring of the lung’s delicate tissues, and a subsequent dry, pestering cough.

However,  lung disease may also develop without a known cause, and in that case it is known as idiopathic.  As chronic lung disease is a progressive disorder, identifying a known cause for the disease is especially important. Due to the fact that chronic disease can be caused by environmental factors, removing these triggers can slow the progression of the disease and damage to the lungs. If the disease is idiopathic, stem cell treatment for lung disease, and other forms of regenerative medicine have been found beneficial.

End Stage Lung Disease Life Expectancy

Unfortunately, due to the progressive nature of chronic lung disease and the fact there is not a known cure, getting diagnosed with a chronic lung disease can be a life sentence. There are plenty of things you can do to help slow or even stop the progression of chronic clung disease like exercise, dieting, prescription drugs and stem cell therapy. Even with all of the factors that are known about the disease, there isn’t a current model to predict life expectancy for those who develop the condition.

Treating End Stage Lung Disease

Stem cell therapy for lung disease has been a growing treatment option over the past few years. At the Lung Institute, a progressive stem cell treatment clinic that has emerged as a leader in the global stem cell community, they use stem cells from the patient’s own body to treat lung disease. The cells are called autologous stem cells. These cells are taken from the patient’s blood (venous stem cells) or bone marrow. The stem cells are then cultured and multiplied and returned to the body through an intravenous drip and/or a nebulizer. The new healthy cells are attracted to the areas of the damaged lung cells and get to work promoting the healing of lung tissue. This results in the ability of the patients to breathe easier and inevitably get their life back.

If you or a loved one has emphysema, stem cell treatment may be right for you. Contact the Lung Institute for a free consultation or call (800) 729-3065.

* 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.

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