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How do you heal raw lungs?

How do you heal raw lungs?

Time: Usually lungs feel raw after a viral illness or lots of coughing. Almost always time will heal them. Be patient. ...Read more

Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


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Do the lungs heal themselves?

Do the lungs heal themselves?

Yes: Asthma can be healed, if the cause of inflammation is reversed: http://bookonhealing.Com/conditions/autoimmune-diseases.Html. Emphysema can't be cured because it is irreversible lung destruction. Smoking causes it, as well as other less common causes. To stop progression, stop smoking and other exposures. Other less common lung conditions may or may not be reversible. ...Read more

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How much could your lungs heal themselves after being a smoker?

How much could your lungs heal themselves after being a smoker?

Depends: It really depends on how much lung damage you have and how long you smoked. It could take up to 10 years although you may start feeling improvement in your breathing in first year of quitting smoking. ...Read more

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Yes I am a smoker for 15 yrs im about to quit and wanted to know if there is a way to help my lungs heal better?

Yes I am a smoker for 15 yrs im about to quit and wanted to know if there is a way to help my lungs heal better?

Exercise!: Congratulations on quitting! it is, by far, the best thing you can do to help your lungs. There isn't really much else you can do to help your lungs heal any better but certainly regular cardiovascular/aerobic exercise can benefit you in so many ways, healthier lungs are just the beginning! good luck! ...Read more

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Can hyperinflated lungs heal?

Can hyperinflated lungs heal?

That depends...: On the cause. Many disease states can cause 'hyperinflation'. Asthma, may cause hyperinflation that resolves after the acute state. However, emphysema causes hyperinflation due to destroyed lung tissue. Unfortunately, that does not 'heal'. If you smoke, quit! ...Read more

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Will my lungs heal after stopping smoking?

Will my lungs heal after stopping smoking?

It depends: Most of the time after six months or so the lungs basically go back to normal. Emphysema, however, represents permanent damage to the lungs. ...Read more

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Do inhalers work to cover up the problem or help the lungs heal?

Do inhalers work to cover up the problem or help the lungs heal?

The former: Inhalers help control symptoms, but they do not induce healing. There are a number of therapies and agents that can help the body heal, including the lungs. The first thing to do is find the causes of the lung problems, then work to reverse them. ...Read more

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5 weeks post wedge recession on lung how long will it take for lung to heal?

5 weeks post wedge recession on lung how long will  it take for lung to heal?

Diagnosis?: Wedge for what? What is the diagnosis. What was the preoperative fev1? Insufficient data to give advice. Perhaps if you answer the questions i can advise. ...Read more

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