Category: Pulmonary Conditions

Signs You May Need a Pulmonologist

A pulmonologist is a doctor who specializes in diseases of the lungs, including asthma, pneumonia and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). If you think you might be at risk of lung disease, here are some signs to look for: A Chronic cough lasting a month or more. Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, even when […]

Managing COPD in the Heat of Summer

If you have COPD, you probably already know that summer heat can make your disease harder to deal with. Being in hot weather may not feel like exercise, but the two have at least one thing in common. In hot weather, and during a workout, your body uses more energy than normal. While exercising, your […]