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Four Treatments for Pulmonary Fibrosis: Living with Chronic Lung Disease

3 May 2018
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Pulmonary fibrosis causes scar tissue to form in the lungs’ air sacs, making it more difficult for the lungs to deliver oxygen to the bloodstream. A type of interstitial lung disease, it can have several different causes, from environmental pollutants and medications to medical treatments and conditions. Sometimes, though, there is no known cause. In…

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What is My Why? Juan Baez

2 May 2018
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A featured series where Lung Health Institute employees tell their stories #WhatIsMyWhy My mother’s been dealing with pulmonary fibrosis, and she has a autoimmune disease. Her treatment gives her little to no benefit, and seeing that I cannot really do anything to make her situation better gives me a lot of encouragement to help others and…

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How Cellular Treatment Helped One COPD Patient Regain Her Life

1 May 2018
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a chronic lung disease characterized by shortness of breath, wheezing, chest tightness and constant coughing, can feel like a death sentence to many. For those diagnosed with a chronic lung disease, the gradual loss of abilities and the progression of the disease can be devastating. But for patients like Vaneta…

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Lung-Healthy Recipe: Tomatoes with Mozzarella and Avocado

30 Apr 2018
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Studies have shown that tomatoes may help improve lung function in even smokers, and can slow the natural decline in lung function that occurs with age. This delicious, light lunch uses lycopene-rich tomatoes and heart-healthy extra virgin olive oil with tasty buffalo mozzarella. PREP TIME: 5 minutes SERVINGS:  1 This take on an Italian caprese…

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Emphysema Treatment Options: Breathing Easier with COPD

26 Apr 2018
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A chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema gradually destroys air sacs in the lungs that carry oxygen to the bloodstream. Emphysema also reduces the elasticity of airways leading to air sacs. Over time, breathing becomes more difficult, and as the disease progresses, people with the condition typically experience chronic shortness of breath, coughing and wheezing….

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What is My Why? Jennifer Thompson

25 Apr 2018
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Prior to coming in to the Lung Health Institute, this patient had been told by a doctor that there was nothing else that could be done and that it was time to go home and get their affairs in order. That was more than 2 ½ years ago, and the patient is doing great!

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One Patient’s Journey: A Story of COPD and Cellular Treatment

24 Apr 2018
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) often starts with trouble breathing. Patients like Herb may go years before being diagnosed. And after a diagnosis, the progression of chronic lung diseases like COPD can reduce quality of life and lifespan. While there is no cure for COPD, certain treatments can help ease the symptoms and progression of…

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