September 2014

Helpful tips and articles about lung disease management.


For many parts of the country and around the world, this is the time of year we start to think about all things associated with the fall: turning leaves, bonfires, apple and pumpkin picking, etc. But unfortunately, it is also reminds us, that we are about to enter the flu and cold season. It is fairly easy for those who are healthy but what about people who suffer from lung disease? A cold or the flu can put you down for the count. In this issue of the newsletter, we have gathered for you tips to help you cope and even avoid a cold or the flu when you have any number of lung diseases.

At the Lung Institute, we have treated patients with cellular therapy who in addition to their lung disease, also battle with seasonal allergies. Do you know the best way to handle both conditions? If not, we will fill you in with hints that will help you breathe easier on a number of fronts.

And lastly, we are always thrilled to hear from current and former patients, and their experiences at the Lung Institute. So if you have been treated here and are willing to share your story, we would love to feature you in a future newsletter or on our website. Contact us today at

Helping you to breathe easier,

The Lung Institute Team

From the blog:From the blog:

You wake up sneezing, coughing and have that achy, feverish, can’t move a muscle feeling all over your body. You know that flu season has arrived…. Pretty much everyone dreads this time of the year, but for those who suffer from lung disease, it can be that much worse.

Discover tips to help.


From the website:From the website:

Seasonal allergies are just a nuisance for most people. For COPD patients, however, this is an extra condition that makes breathing even more difficult. So what type of impact does COPD and seasonal allergies have on a person?

Read more.


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