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Does Anyone Know If The Wei Institute Herbal Treatments Work. Has Anyone On The COPD Team Actually Tried The Treatment?

Does Anyone Know If The Wei Institute Herbal Treatments Work. Has Anyone On The COPD Team Actually Tried The Treatment?

Regarding the question "does anyone know if the Wei Institute herbal treatments work". I see a few responses that say it is a scam, but has anyone on the COPD team actually tried the treatment and if so, what were the results? My physical rehab therapist has seen very positive results in 3 of 5 patients. One was able to get off oxygen and her FEV1 went from 30% to 50%. Anyone with first hand experience trying the Wei herbal treatment?

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Hi 747,
I have been taking Wei Labs Soups A and B and LC Balancer for about 6 weeks now. I have noticed a huge improvement in my breathing, at times, so much so that I forget to take my inhalers when I wake up and that is a huge improvement for me. I also did acupuncture at the same time as the Soups. I was feeling incredibly healthy and better than I have felt in years. I can't tell you how strong I felt! My O2 went up to 98 then 99 and once 100! That was unheard of for me. I was down in the 94 range at rest. I can't attribute it all to the Soups because at about the same time, I quit smoking and started exercising.
I recently had to get off the Soups because I developed some gastro issues that I now think are lactose intolerance but couldn't say for sure at the time so i thought I should eliminate variables to find out what the problem was. I have decided it is likely due to dairy so I am going to go back on the Soups. Since being off the Soups, I don't feel like I breathe as well. I don't feel as good as I did while on the Soups. I plan to go back on them, stay on them for another 6 weeks, and then do a breathing test and then move to a pill form that is much cheaper.
In addition, my pulmonary therapist has information of yet another patient that saw a 10% improvement in FEV1 after 6 weeks so I think this stuff really does work. I will let you know how it goes. You do need to find a doctor that you an work with. I think the Wei site has doctors listed buy state. I am going to a doctor of oriental medicine for the soups, acupuncture, and herbs.
It is about $1,000 a month for 3 months, then the pills are about $200 a month for another 3 months. I guess I looked at it like I am financing my life much like i would buy a used car, plus, I am still working so had some income to put towards this. I just got so tired of hearing just keep sucking on these inhalers until you need oxygen and then there is nothing else we can do that I thought it was worth it to try something else.
Having said all of this, I think the MOST IMPORTANT thing you can do is EXERCISE and BREATH DEEP.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Thank you. I am just trying to find out if anyone has tried it and has had any improvement. I don't put much credence in the decision of the insurance industry as it relates to the effectiveness of treatment. The insurance industry is all about profit as is the $6000 for the herbal soups, but if it improves lung function and diffusion, it is worth looking at, unless it is a scam. That is what I am trying to determine. I do think exercise is key to longevity with COPD.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

I did the treatment for two months, it did help somewhat however I ended up in the hospital for bowel obstructions due to some of the herbs. When I called them and explained what had happened to me I was able to return the pills left and received a refund.
Some of the herbs are also available via a naturopath or integral doctor recommendation at a much lower cost.

posted 6 months ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Thanks for sharing Kevin. Keep your hopes alive! Luke 1:37 says: "For with God NOTHING shall be impossible!!"

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

I am currently trying the herbs from Wei Institute.
I was diagnosed with COPD in February of 2017 and I am on oxygen.
My FEV1 was 17% on August 27, 2018 - Lung age - 122 years
My FEV1 was 19% on January 2, 2019.

No one has shared any recent tests.
I have had a CT scan and a PET scan and there is no clear evidence of having lung cancer but my Pulmonologist is concerned. I will be taking another CT scan in the first part of May.

As far as the Wei Institute herbs, I am taking Soup A, Soup B LC Balancer and CL.
The dose is supposed to be taken 3 times a day, but I have only been taking 2 does a day.
I cannot not really tell any difference and I have been taking the pills for 4 weeks now.
But I too, am having gastrological issues such a grumbling stomach and diarrhea so I have recently stopped.

With the coronavirus going on and the fact that diarrhea is one of its symptoms, I stopped taking the herbs until I know that is what the diarrhea is about and not coronavirus.
As far as I know, I have never been exposed to the virus but I have not been tested.

Also, last november, I had a stem cell treatment and I was told that I should see improvement within 90 days. That has not happened either.

I just want to breathe easier and not have to be on oxygen.
But my hopes are fading.
I am beginning to think I will be like this until it gets so bad I die from it.

posted almost 2 years ago
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