The Lung Institute Is Providing the Body with a Little Extra Help

Health can be a surprisingly complex subject. People who’e been fairly lucky with their health usually view it as a binary. Health is the norm for them and if that changes it’s only going to be for a very short period of time. But there’s a shockingly large amount of people who don’t have that luxury. People who suffer from chronic health issues will instead exist in a fuzzy state of health. The days when their health is at a low point will be quite bad. But even their best days are going to be put under the shadow of impending discomfort or pain. It’s vitally important that people never give up hope for a cure though. Medical breakthroughs do eventually turn into viable treatments.

A recent example of this principle comes from the Lung Institute. Most people are probably somewhat aware of stem cell based medicine. It focuses on the use of the body’s basic building blocks to repair damaged tissue or organs. It was big news for quite some time as researchers discussed how it might solve a number of different medical issues. But it takes some time for a medical breakthrough to turn into a proven treatment. One of the first successful applications of stem cell therapy is providing huge improvements in some patient’s lives. What’s even more impressive is the fact that the Lung Institute has been able to accomplish this in a fairly user friendly way. See,

High tech cutting edge treatments might conjure up images of imposing medical devices. But the Lung Institute has been able to reduce much of the patient’s direct experience to a simple blood or bone marrow sample. The first step really does just come down to a patient giving a tiny sample to the Lung Institute. From there, the patient can rest assured that the experts are hard at work. That one small sample will quickly turn into a powerful collection of medicinally active stem cells. Even more impressive, these stem cells will be recognized by the patient’s immune system as just another part of his or her body.

According to, the stem cells are reintroduced into the patient’s circulatory system and will quickly be delivered to damaged areas of the lungs. This is where the fact that the stem cells are native to the patient becomes especially important. The patient’s body will recognize the stem cells as something which should, naturally, be present within damaged lung tissue. As such the patient’s body won’t be trying to fight off the medicine. The Lung Institute ensures that the stem cells will be delivered right to the areas where they’re needed and then begin to reconstruct damaged parts of the lungs.

Check out the Lung Institute‘s YouTube channel to learn more about stem cell treatment.