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COPD Triggers and How to Avoid Them

COPD is a chronic pulmonary disease that affects the way you live and breathe. If you are knowledgeable about COPD triggers, you can effectively minimize the flare-ups and breathe a bit easier.

Jun 1st, 2019
How Common is Adult-Onset Asthma?

Do you catch yourself yawning a lot, constantly feeling tired, or coughing all the time? If so, you may have adult-onset asthma. Read on to find out how adult-onset asthma differs from childhood asthma and how it can be treated.

May 1st, 2019
Is Snoring Always a Cause for Concern?

Snoring isn’t always a sign that you have sleep apnea, however, if you do suffer from this sleep disorder, it’s likely you snore. Both apnea and snoring result from the collapse of soft tissue in your throat, a potentially harmful condition.

Mar 18th, 2019
Different Types of Pulmonary Infections

Many infections can afflict the human body, but a set of them target the lungs. These conditions range from the manageable such as asthma to more severe chronic diseases including COPD and cancer.

Feb 15th, 2019
Connections Between Sleep Disorders and Pregnancy

Getting enough sleep helps to maintain an excellent quality of life. However, a lack of proper rest can lead to irritability, poor judgment, chronic fatigue, weight gain, decreased productivity, and diminished immune function.

Feb 1st, 2019
FAQs About CPAP Machines

If you’ve been having trouble breathing while you sleep, or you’ve been considering asking your doctor about a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine, we’re here to answer your questions.

Oct 26th, 2018
Common Fall Allergies

Most people think of springtime pollen, flowers and buzzing insects when they consider seasonal allergies.

Sep 28th, 2018
Asthma Triggers and What to Do about Them

Most asthmatics know the basics of what sets their asthma symptoms off, such as pollen or hay fever. However, many people may not be fully aware of all of their triggers. One person’s triggers can be very different from another’s.

Sep 14th, 2018
What is Mesothelioma?

Malignant mesothelioma is cancer of the lining of the lungs, abdomen, and heart. It can be found in one or more of these places.

May 4th, 2018
Dealing with Allergy Symptoms

Allergies – they are a nuisance to all who suffer from them. Researchers of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America estimate that 50 million people in the United States suffer from allergies.

Apr 20th, 2018
How the Flu Affects Your Lungs

The flu virus, or influenza, is often considered a respiratory illness. That means it infects your throat, your nose, and sinuses, and can also infect your lungs.

Mar 9th, 2018
Common Questions About COPD

You just left your doctor’s office where you were told you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Feb 16th, 2018
Preparing for A Home Sleep Test

Some of the most common questions sleep specialists get asked by patients are: What is the difference between an at-home sleep study and one done at a sleep center? Which is better? Which is more affordable? Which is best for diagnosing my disorder?

Nov 10th, 2017
What is an EpiPen?

Epinephrine auto-injectors such as an EpiPen can make all the difference, and are often seen as the one thing between life or death for people with severe allergies.

Sep 29th, 2017
Can You Outgrow Penicillin Allergies?

Were you told that you were allergic to penicillin as a kid? If the answer is yes, and you haven’t used it since, you might be in for a surprise.

Jun 23rd, 2017
What is Pleurisy?

Pleurisy (also called pleuritis) is inflammation of the lining (known as the pleura) around the lungs, which can cause sharp chest pains that worsen with inhaling and exhaling.

May 19th, 2017
Preparing for a Sleep Study

Are you waking up groggy and tired? Are you having problems staying awake? Do you often feel like you do not have enough energy during the day? Well, it may be due to lack of restful sleep.

Nov 4th, 2016
A Sleep Study May Be Just What You Need

Do you snore? Do you wake up feeling exhausted like you haven’t slept at all? Is it difficult for you to stay awake during the day and focus on your work? These are some of the more common symptoms of sleep disorders.

Sep 30th, 2016
Deep Sleep and Sleep Monitors – What’s The Connection?

Living an active and healthy lifestyle is important to our mind, body and spirit. It is certainly true that good health and fitness makes us feel good. It can help us to stay stronger as we age, alleviate aches and pains, and improve our mood.

Sep 18th, 2016
Children Can Suffer From Sleep Apnea Too

When thinking of sleep apnea, you are likely to think of the typical stereotype of a sleep apnea sufferer, a middle-aged overweight male. It is unlikely that you would associate sleep apnea with children.

Aug 12th, 2016
Sleep Apnea Often Undiagnosed in Women

According to the National Sleep Foundation, nearly 18 million American adults live with sleep apnea. However, the actual number of sufferers could be higher because women with sleep apnea are often misdiagnosed.

Jul 29th, 2016
Sleep Apnea

You’ve had a long day. Exhausted and drained, you fall into a deep sleep, only to be constantly nudged by your partner to stop snoring.

Mar 1st, 2019