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HealthBeat - Asthma

In the world today we are faced with over 300 million individuals that suffer from asthma. 
In the world today we are faced with over 300 million individuals that suffer from asthma.  Leading causes of asthma are smog from factories, car exhaust, allergens like dust and second hand smoke.

It's important to remember to take precautions if you or your children are in an environment that is not friendly to asthma sufferers. Simply by wearing a mask to protect your bronchial tubes & lungs can filter out as much as 30% of the irritants that set off an asthma attack. Another helpful tip is to replace your carpet with tile to help eliminate allergens.

Midland Memorial Hospital has a dedicated cardiopulmonary and neurology department that offers a wide variety of services to help diagnose and treat specific disease processes. The department is primarily staffed by respiratory therapists who are specialists in aiding patients with the relief of symptoms as they relate to certain ailments. Respiratory therapists are found in every aspect of patient care and treat patients at every stage of life.

To learn more, go to midland-memorial.com
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