Pulmonary Services in Annapolis, MD
Annapolis Asthma, Pulmonary & Sleep Specialists
Over 70 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders. Sleep problems affect both sexes, all races, and all age groups.
Left untreated, sleep disorders can pose serious threats to your health. Heart attack, heart failure, irregular heartbeats, stroke, diabetes, hypertension, acid reflux, attention deficit disorder, and depression are conditions associated with sleep problems.
Common Symptoms of a Sleep Disorder
Sleep Services and Resources from Annapolis Sleep Specialists
Asthma affects nearly 26 million Americans or roughly 1 in 14 people. Asthma is a chronic lung disease.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, describes a variety of chronic lung diseases that leave the person affected unable to breathe properly.
Pneumonia is a lung infection characterized by a cough, fever, and trouble breathing. Pneumonia can be treated at home but if symptoms worsen you may need to seek additional treatment.
Tuberculosis is an infection caused by bacteria that grow best in areas of the body that have lots of blood and oxygen. TB can often be treated with antibiotics.
Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world and is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States for both men and women.
When lymph nodes become inflamed they can obstruct the airways and cause shortness of breath and a dry cough.
Pulmonary Fibrosis occurs when the lung tissue becomes damaged. When the lung tissue thickens it may be harder to breathe and causes shortness of breath.
A cough is considered chronic if it lasts more than 8 weeks and can be caused by postnasal drip, asthma, and acid reflux.
Asbestosis can enter the body by being inhaled or swallowed. The substance attaches to the lining of the respiratory and digestive tracts. Contact with asbestos over time has been linked with cancer.
Emphysema is a type of COPD which causes shortness of breath and difficulty breathing.