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Identify The Early Signs Of Possible Breathing Allergies

Breathing allergies affect your daily life, but early detection can limit the impact and help you breathe easy. Learning the early signs and symptoms of an allergy to mold, dust, pollen or other airborne irritants helps you recognize when to call an experienced pulmonary doctor for testing and treatment. The Development Of Respiratory Allergies Respiratory… Read more »

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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. Being able to tell the difference between occasional sleep problems and a real sleep disorder… Read more »

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What You Need To Know About Home Air Quality And Breathing Health

Breathing problems, such as asthma, bronchitis, COPD and pulmonary fibrosis, can be made worse with outdoor air that’s of poor quality, such as when pollen levels are high, air pollution sources are present or there are environmental sources of poor air quality such as wildfires. Air Quality Index The Air Quality Index (AQI) is a… Read more »

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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. If this screening were widely implemented, 3,000 to 4,000 lives could be saved every year…. Read more »

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Influenza Season Is Officially Here – Time To Get A flu Shot

It is officially the beginning of flu season, so right now is the best time to get an influenza vaccination. The flu is a serious illness and has the potential to be life threatening. “It’s important to understand that the flu is not just a bad cold, it’s a serious and often life threatening illness,”… Read more »