Natural Emphysema Treatment

Written by: Lung Health
May 30, 2018
Natural Emphysema Treatment

Emphysema treatments range from medication and pulmonary rehabilitation to supplemental oxygen. But while many treatment options for the chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) carry their own side effects, natural treatment of emphysema can help many patients improve the way they feel and better manage their symptoms. It’s important to see a doctor when undertaking any treatment and to continue on your course of treatment in addition to anything you’re doing at home. Still, there is some evidence that the following natural treatments for emphysema can help patients in a variety of ways.

Bromelain

This is a naturally occurring enzyme in fresh pineapple stems and juice and is thought to reduce inflammation occurring with emphysema.

Coenzyme Q10

This antioxidant is naturally produced by the body and may increase cell activity and ease inflammation in people with emphysema.

L-Carnitine

Also produced naturally by the body, this supplement is often used to burn fat and boost energy, which may help an emphysema patient strengthen muscles and improve exercise endurance. This can help improve blood oxygen levels and reduce fatigue.

N-acetylcysteine

This antioxidant has been shown to break down mucus, which can be a huge issue for people with emphysema. By reducing the mucus in the lung’s airways, it may become easier to take in air and to receive oxygen throughout the body.

Antioxidant vitamins

Vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin E may also improve lung function in those with emphysema. These are best received in fruits and vegetables rather than supplements.

Other natural ways to ease the symptoms of emphysema include:

  • Avoid smoke
  • Breathing exercises
  • Healthy diet
  • Drink more water

 

Cellular therapy Is a Natural Treatment for Emphysema

While these natural treatments may help those with emphysema to feel better, cellular therapy is another natural treatment option that may help address the underlying cause of emphysema instead of just its symptoms. Cellular therapy is not a cure for emphysema, but many patients have seen improved quality of life and reported breathing easier after cellular therapy. Cellular therapy uses a patient’s own cells to help promote natural healing within the lungs.

Contact Lung Health Institute today for more information or to schedule a free consultation at 888-745-6697.

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