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I Struggle with Breathing: Is It Allergies or Asthma?

Chest tightness? Wheezing? Coughing? Shortness of breath? These classic asthma symptoms also occur with respiratory allergies — and they can be life-threatening. So how can you tell them apart? Keep reading to learn more.
May 21st, 2024
5 Lung Disorders That Affect Your Breathing

5 Lung Disorders That Affect Your Breathing

Several types of lung diseases can impact your respiratory function in different ways. However, they often have one symptom in common — they make it difficult to breathe. Keep reading to learn more.
Apr 11th, 2024
Who Is at Risk for COPD?

Who Is at Risk for COPD?

COPD interferes with the ability to breathe. Unfortunately, many people with COPD don’t have a diagnosis — so their condition and symptoms only get worse. Here’s what you should know about the risks of this disease and what can help.
Mar 21st, 2024

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Feb 20th, 2024
The Link Between Allergy and Asthma

The Link Between Allergy and Asthma

Most people are familiar with the idea of allergies and many have at least a passing knowledge of asthma, but what happens when someone experiences an allergy and asthma at the same time?
Sep 15th, 2020
Side Effects Of Smoking On The Lungs

Side Effects Of Smoking On The Lungs

Smoking affects nearly every organ in your body, especially your lungs. Every time you smoke a cigarette, you damage your lungs and airways and prevent them from functionally properly.
Aug 15th, 2020
Three Types Of Sleep Apnea

Three Types Of Sleep Apnea

The National Institutes of Health estimates between 50 to 70 million Americans have sleep disorders, which can influence your overall health and quality of life.
Jul 15th, 2020
Top Symptoms And Signs Of Sleep Apnea

Top Symptoms And Signs Of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a type of sleep disorder that affects your breathing while you’re trying to sleep. People may stop breathing multiple times during the night, which causes them to wake up feeling exhausted as if they haven’t slept at all.
May 15th, 2020
Risks Of Living With Breathing Disorders

Risks Of Living With Breathing Disorders

Your lungs take in oxygen and deliver it to your bloodstream when you breathe. All the cells in your body need this oxygen to function and grow. Your body’s ability to function appropriately is hampered when you have a breathing disorder.
Nov 30th, 2019
Tips for Proper CPAP Maintenance

Tips for Proper CPAP Maintenance

When you have obstructive sleep apnea or other difficulties breathing at night, a CPAP machine helps keep your airways clear while you’re asleep.
Oct 31st, 2019
Identifying Early Sleep Disorder Symptoms

Identifying Early Sleep Disorder Symptoms

Sleep disorders not only keep you awake at night, they also can affect how you feel during the day. If you’re having trouble staying awake during the day or feel groggy on a regular basis, these could be early sleep disorder symptoms.
Sep 24th, 2019
Bridgewater Lung Cancer Prevention Tips

Bridgewater Lung Cancer Prevention Tips

As Bridgewater lung doctors, our main priority is your health. We are proud to announce that the American Lung Association has launched an online tool to help users determine whether they meet the guidelines for CT screening for lung cancer.
Nov 7th, 2013