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“Airway Disease” Posts

Airway disease touches a number of concerns, symptoms, and conditions. We help address these in a number of ways, which we discuss in these posts.



Michael Skiera, President & CEO

From the Desk of Our CEO – Q1 Newsletter 2017

BreatheAmerica family, I Love My Job! There are several reasons why I love my job as the President & CEO of BreatheAmerica but let me share a few of them with you. As most of you know BreatheAmerica is comprised of two specific business lines.  There is our infusion business, which is called Precision Healthcare, […]

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Types of Asthma

Do you know what type of asthma you have? Knowing the difference not only affects your treatment but can also determine what, if any, triggering factors you can eliminate from your daily life, helping YOU breathe better. An estimated 25.9 million people suffer from asthma in the United States, and despite prevailing stereotypes, they’re not […]

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What is Asthma?

Glenda Cardona, PA-C – BreatheAmerica El Paso Asthma is a chronic (long-standing) lung disease that makes breathing difficult. It affects more than 24 million persons in the United States alone and it causes symptoms such as cough, chest tightness, shortness of breath and wheezing. It affects children, adolescents and adults. Some people have an intermittent (off […]

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What is Asthma Really?

Adam Wellikoff, MD – BreatheAmerica Shreveport Wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, shortness of breath… These are all symptoms of asthma, but what is asthma, really?  Asthma is a syndrome with a constellation of findings characterized by airway inflammation or swelling and an over-active response to various irritants, called “triggers” that can come and go quickly.  Some people […]

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Perks of the Job

From the Front Lines Laura, Front Office Lead – BreatheAmerica Columbus Being at BreatheAmerica has many perks: great coworkers, a fancy desk for me to sit behind, and an endless supply of satisfying filtered water.  Wait, I left out our patients; our patients are spectacular!  It is very rewarding to be a part of a […]

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Allergy Myth #2: I Outgrew My Asthma

Sorry to burst your bubble, but asthma is a lifelong condition. It may go through quiet periods, but you still have it – even as an adult. Though there is no cure for asthma, it is treatable. Asthma is a complex disease with varying levels of severity. A good treatment plan starts with a good […]

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