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“COPD” Posts

You may have heard of “COPD” and even told you or a loved one may suffer from it, but do you know what it is or how to address it? Here, we offer a number details, tips, content, and strategies for addressing this condition, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. COPD is connected to ailments such as bronchitis, emphysema, and refractory asthma. These diseases affect an estimated 24 million people in the United States.

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Living with COPD During the Holidays

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is hard enough to manage as it is—with constant shortness of breath, frequent wheezing, and the inability to carry out normal daily activities. What makes it even harder is that people with COPD have a greater risk for depression, stress, and anxiety. Because of this, crowded, high-stress situations can be incredibly […]

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FAQ: Does BreatheAmerica treat COPD?

We’re often asked about how we treat patients with COPD, so we thought we’d take a moment to quickly answer that question here on our blog! The answer is yes and no. We regularly treat COPD in patients whose COPD is in combination with their asthma or allergies. If a patient is showing symptoms of […]

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Are Allergies Impacting Your Sleep?

It’s hard enough to carry through each day with allergies, sinus problems, asthma, or COPD. And when you’re constantly being woken up by symptoms throughout the night, the following day can be even harder! Here are a few common reasons why our patients are having trouble sleeping through the night: Allergies and Sinus Problems We […]

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Understanding COPD

While most of us are relatively familiar with asthma and allergies, not many people are aware of what COPD is, but if someone you know is suffering from a chronic respiratory disease, it’s time to take note. Chronic respiratory diseases, primarily COPD, is the third leading cause of death in the United States. COPD isn’t […]

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Let’s Quit Smoking!

Glenda Cardona, PA-C – BreatheAmerica El Paso Did you know that smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death worldwide? According to the American Lung Association, cigarette smoke is responsible for over 443,000 deaths per year in the United States alone. This includes victims of second hand smoke (an estimated 50,000 deaths per year) […]

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BreatheAmerica Hosting Open House for Local Leaders, Medical Community

El Paso, TX, 10/30/2013 – BreatheAmerica, a growing Nashville-based company that operates airway disease centers for allergy, asthma, and sinus patients, has opened a second El Paso office at 4501 North Mesa. Local leaders and medical community members are invited to visit the new state-of-the-art facility on November 5 from 4:30 – 7:30 pm to […]

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