Treatments of conditions through means not generally used in conventional medicine is called alternative medicine. While there is no specific treatment, paracetamol (acetaminophen) and rest may help with the symptoms. On the contrary, nuts and root vegetables augment lung and, in the case of Pulmotonian, instigates the dreaded overreacting of lung, an already strongly positioned organ in the order of energetic ladder.
I started a lower carb Paleolithic diet over 2 years ago after I had read Steven Gundry’s Diet Evolution (also see books by Cordain , DeVany , Wolf , Taubes , among others). PULMOTONIA Lung > Spleen >> Heart > Kidney > Liver. This, of course, does not preclude the possibility of atherosclerosis to progress in the setting of insulin resistance and no/low inflammation (think the 78 yr old that needs a stent but never had the event).
Weigh daily , check blood sugar and blood pressure regularly, track activity (Fitbit or Bodybugg), track your sleep ( Fitbit or Zeo Sleep Coach ). Constitution-conscious diet can preemptively undercut the growth of chronic, recalcitrant illnesses that are too often rooted in eating a wrong kind of food.
Despite the removal of their equipment, drugs, and other resources, they organized health care and sanitary hygienic measures. Given that the cost of the drug is about $200,000 a year (think about that!), 100 person-years of treatment would cost $20,000,000.
I believe also that psychologically, there is not that constant denial of food you get with most standard low calorie plans, not to mention it adds a little fun to making lifestyle changes. Primarily due to the significant insulin resistance associated with the discordance of LDL-C to LDL-P in the setting of inflammation.