Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a group of progressive lung diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing related problems. The most common are emphysema and chronic bronchitis and refractory (non – reversible) asthma.
The airways carry air into and out of your lungs. If you have COPD, these airways become partly blocked from swelling or mucus.
COPD is progressive and has no cure yet, but with the right diagnosis and treatment there are many things you can do to manage your COPD and ease symptoms, lower the chance of complication and improve quality of life.
WHAT CAUSES COPD?
Most causes of COPD occur when inhaling pollutants, smoking tobacco and second-hand smoke. Fumes, chemicals and dust found in many work environments contribute to develop COPD. Genetics can also play a role in developing COPD – even if the person has never smoked.
TYPES OF COPD
Emphysema is a lung disease that causes shortness of breath due to the inflammation of the air sacs in the lung. The anatomy of the lung changes in several ways, this is due to the destruction of the lung tissue around smaller airways. These small airways are usually open, allowing the air to leave the lungs when we exhale and, when this tissue is damaged the airways collapse, making it hard for the lungs to empty and the air becomes trapped in the air sacs.
The main cause of emphysema is cigarette smoking. Even if you don't smoke you might get emphysema because of “bad air”, which can come from people smoking around you, dust and fumes. There's also an inherited disease called Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency.
Chronic bronchitis such as emphysema are diseases that comprise COPD. This disease is a condition that goes on for a lifetime and must not be confused with Acute Bronchitis, which you might get as consequence of a respiratory infection like a cold and goes away after a few weeks.
Bronchitis is a condition in which the bronchial tubes that move the air from and to the lungs become inflamed. The irritation of the tubes causes coughing with mucus, shortness of breath, chest pain and fatigue.
The main cause of chronic bronchitis is cigarette smoking. Other factors include the air pollution, dust and toxic gases in the environment.
Refractory (non-reversible) Asthma
Refractory (non-reversible) Asthma is a form of severe asthma, that causes the airways to inflame, become cramped and produce extra mucus.
The symptoms include wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath and chest tightness. In most cases of asthma, you can control your condition with medication. But in the case of Refractory Asthma, it can’t be regulated or contained with regular medicine.
While severe asthma can be a threat, it is possible to keep it under control with alternative treatments and therapy.
STEM CELL THERAPY
Stem cells are unspecialized unique body cells that have the amazing ability to activate the response in the immune system, slowing down the attack of muscular injuries or degenerative diseases, helping the body regenerate the damaged tissue.
Stem cell therapy is a great alternative for patients who suffer from any muscular injury or have any degenerative disease. In GIOSTAR Mexico our goal is to provide stem cell therapy to give people a better quality of life, with personalized therapy for each patient.
STEM CELL THERAPY FOR COPD
With stem cell therapy for lung diseases, the lungs recover from pulmonary fibrosis, the fibrosis scar and stiff the air sacs of the lungs making it harder to breath and reduce the volume of oxygen the lungs are capable of receiving. Stem cell therapy helps the body regenerate the tissue in the lungs making it easier for patients to breath and making them able to hold larger volumes of oxygen.
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