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5 Holiday Gift Ideas for Someone With COPD

5 Holiday Gift Ideas for Someone With COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a life-changer. When someone has been diagnosed with COPD, they need to make adjustments in their life, including exercise and dietary changes. People who have been diagnosed with COPD can use all of the care and support...

5 Ways to Protect Your Lungs During the Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time of year to connect with loved ones and spread festive cheer. But if you have chronic lung disease, holiday decor can expose you to triggers that lead to flare-ups of your condition. Here are common items to be aware of, so you can...

The Future of Regenerative Medicine

In recent years, regenerative medicine has taken great strides to redefine how patients receive medical treatments for chronic diseases that are believed to be incurable. Lung Health Institute is a primary player in the push to drive the field into the public eye. Our...

Can Vaping Cause Lung Cancer?

Using e-cigarettes (also called vaping) is becoming a common alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes. E-cigarettes are battery-powered devices that heat liquid to form an inhalable vapor. Both conventional cigarettes and e-cigarettes contain nicotine, a highly...
What Happens During a Consultation

What Happens During a Consultation

At Lung Health Institute, we’re a patient-first organization. I, along with the rest of our medical providers, want to make sure that all your questions are answered before you come to one of our clinics to receive cellular therapy. As a service to you, we offer all...
Tips for Holiday Shopping With Chronic Lung Disease

Tips for Holiday Shopping With Chronic Lung Disease

It’s that time of year again: the holiday shopping season. And while you want to give your family and loved ones thoughtful gifts this year, shopping can take a toll on your energy if you have chronic lung disease. Thanks to retailers offering more online, pickup and...
The Dangers of Overeating With COPD

The Dangers of Overeating With COPD

During the holiday season, it’s easy to overindulge while eating big meals at Thanksgiving, Christmas and other holiday festivities. But overeating can negatively affect your health and your ability to breathe if you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
A Journey of Faith and COPD: Jesse B.’s Story

A Journey of Faith and COPD: Jesse B.’s Story

Most people have heard that smoking is the most common way to get chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, it is possible to get COPD without smoking at all, and that’s exactly what happened to Jesse B.  How Did Jesse Develop COPD? Often, the environment...
Black Lung Disease Is on the Rise

Black Lung Disease Is on the Rise

In the 1990s, diagnosis of black lung disease (coal workers’ pneumoconiosis) had dropped to historic lows. Complicated black lung disease — also called pulmonary massive fibrosis (PMF) — was considered to be a rare condition. Occurrences had been steadily dropping...
3 Ways to Keep Exercise in Your Daily COPD Routine

3 Ways to Keep Exercise in Your Daily COPD Routine

Exercise has been a big part of my journey with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and I’m a staunch advocate of getting moving with this chronic lung condition. I also practice what I preach, and this has earned me the title of “The COPD athlete.”...
How Indoor Humidity Affects COPD

How Indoor Humidity Affects COPD

If you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or another chronic lung condition, humidity affects you more than it does the average person. Humidity describes the amount of moisture that’s in the air, both indoors and outdoors. Monitoring the level of...
The Difference Between Incentive Spirometer and Spirometry

The Difference Between Incentive Spirometer and Spirometry

If you’ve ever been confused about the jargon surrounding chronic lung disease, you’re not alone. When your doctor prescribes a treatment or test, ask him or her to explain it to you if you don’t understand anything. Asking questions is an important step you can take...
Inside Our Nashville Clinic

Inside Our Nashville Clinic

Nashville, Tennessee, is home to a Lung Health Institute’s clinic. Here’s an inside look at our clinic, our amazing medical staff and places to explore if you visit our Nashville location to receive cellular therapy. A Look Inside the Clinic Our Nashville clinic is on...

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