Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial Lung Disease can occur due to long-term exposure to hazardous substances, such as asbestos or coal dust, or it could be due to an auto-immune disease like rheumatoid arthritis. As soon as lung scarring takes place, it's usually irreversible.

Symptoms
Signs and symptoms include a dry cough. Shortness of breath can arise either at rest or after exertion.

Treatment
Treatment relies upon the underlying cause but often consists of steroids. Stem Cell Therapy for Interstitial Lung Diseases is a viable option for many people. Our patients are breathing easier, walking further and are less dependent on supplemental oxygen