Do you suffer from chronic coughing, gasping for air or wheezing? Have you been diagnosed with a severe respiratory problem or pulmonary diseases like asthma, emphysema, pulmonary fibrosis, obstructive sleep apnea, or lung cancer?
If so, then the simple act of breathing can be laborious for you. A pulmonologist can help your breath easier and help minimize symptoms.
Pulmonology is a subspecialty of Internal Medicine. It deals with the disease of the respiratory tract, bronchial tubes, lungs and involves the nose, throat, pharynx and heart. Pulmonologist evaluates and treats asthma. They also diagnose and treat lung disease, lung masses bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, sleep apnea, pneumonia and provide smoking cessation therapy to help you quit smoking, chronic respiratory disease and acute respiratory issues.
They can also diagnose pulmonary function tests, imaging, sleep studies, lab studies and measure the oxygen in your arterial blood.
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonologists are specially trained to diagnose, manage, and treat severe lung and respiratory conditions to reduce symptoms. If you are having trouble breathing it should not be taken lightly. A Pulmonologist can determine the cause to help you breathe easier again.
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