November is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness Month, and according to the National Institute of Health, there are an estimated 24 million Americans suffering from it.
Most sufferers are unaware that stem cells can help them with various issues and treatments relating to COPD. Stem cell research is making great headway in helping relieve many of the symptoms and by improving lung elasticity and reducing lung damage suffered by patients with COPD.
What is involved in autologous stem cell therapy?
David Borenstein, MD, discusses stem cell therapy and how it can be used to treat COPD.