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What Does a Pulmonologist Do?

If you have seen your primary doctor for a breathing issue, they may have referred you to a pulmonologist. Here, we discuss what this specialist is, what they treat, and how seeing a pulmonologist may help you. What is a Pulmonologist? A pulmonologist is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating conditions affecting the …

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Could You Have Undiagnosed Asthma?

When we think of asthma, we may picture a child using an inhaler or coughing uncontrollably for a short time. What many people do not realize is that asthma, a condition in which breathing is more difficult than it should be, often first shows up in adulthood. Asthma is a chronic disease affecting the lungs. …

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When Vaping Could Send You to the Doctor

The use of e-cigarettes, vaping, has rapidly increased in popularity in recent years. As it has, so have rates of a rare respiratory illness. Vaping is the practice of inhaling steam (vapor) made when a liquid is heated inside an e-cigarette. Research indicates that the relationship between vaping and respiratory illness is no coincidence, so …

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What You Should Know About COPD

Our lungs are like balloons. When we’re healthy, the lungs (balloons) expand when we breathe in and they contract when we breathe out. Certain conditions may affect how these balloons we call our lungs work. COPD is one of them. In this instance, the lungs are more like the balloon that has been expanded dramatically …

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What Might Cause Shortness of Breath?

Feeling winded. Shallow breathing. Difficulty breathing. These sensations can be alarming. People often fear that shortness of breath indicates lung or heart disease. Those are more serious concerns but they aren’t the only reason a person may be short of breath. Here we discuss a few other reasons it may be hard to breathe. Allergies …

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What Causes Sleep Apnea?

People who snore often also complain of feeling tired during the day. This is no surprise. Snoring is disruptive to a good night’s sleep. However, it is inaccurate to assume that snoring is the big picture here. Often, snoring and daytime sleepiness are both symptoms of a bigger issue. That issue is sleep apnea. Here, …

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Can I Fix Sleep Apnea on My Own?

Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder. It has wide-ranging implications for your long-term health, which is why it is so important to seek diagnosis and treatment from a doctor. There are certainly lifestyle changes you can take on independently, but it is best to do so as part of an overall treatment plan. Attempting …

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