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Later School Start Times are Healthier

By Imtiaz Ahmad, M.D., M.P.H., F.C.C.P., Board Certified in Sleep Medicine, Founder of Allergy Sleep & Lung Care As back to school season begins, it’s important for parents to get their children into a healthy sleep schedule. But as any parent knows, getting them to unplug from technology, into bed early and up in time [...]

Later School Start Times are Healthier2018-11-15T04:06:43+00:00

How to Survive the Summer Living With COPD and Asthma

FORT MYERS, Fla. – July 14, 2015 – During the warmer summer months, people living with chronic breathing conditions like COPD and asthma have to be more cautious of flare-ups and attacks. To make the summer season more bearable, board certified pulmonologist Imtiaz Ahmad, M.D. with Allergy Sleep & Lung Care provides helpful tips to [...]

How to Survive the Summer Living With COPD and Asthma2018-11-15T04:12:12+00:00

As Seen in Florida Weekly: Five Healthy Sleep Habits for a New School Year

As another school year approaches, teens and college students are found milking every opportunity to stay out late, sleep in, or even spending time foregoing sleep entirely. Research proves that sleep regulates mood and is closely tied to learning and memory functions, making it critical for teens and young adults to practice healthy sleeping habits. [...]

As Seen in Florida Weekly: Five Healthy Sleep Habits for a New School Year2018-11-15T07:25:48+00:00

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Where There Is A Will, There is a Way for Patients

Allergy, Sleep & Lung Care Urges COPD Sufferers to Seek Necessary Treatment to Gain Their Life Back Fort Myers, Fla. – For many, diagnoses of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) can be devastating, discouraging or hopeless. Heat and humidity brought by the end-of-summer weather conditions can make symptoms unbearable for those suffering this common lung [...]

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Where There Is A Will, There is a Way for Patients2018-05-04T07:56:23+00:00

As Seen in Fort Myers News-Press: Watery eyes? Sneezing? Welcome to pollen season

While many people focus on Valentine’s Day and spring-like weather of February, allergy sufferers are concerned with the increasing allergens in the air. In Florida, pollen season begins in February for trees, grasses and weeds. “With the relatively warm temperatures of Florida, allergy-causing plants are growing earlier and quicker than anywhere else in the country,” [...]

As Seen in Fort Myers News-Press: Watery eyes? Sneezing? Welcome to pollen season2015-04-01T07:12:21+00:00

As Seen in the Naples Daily News: Asthma treatment has sufferers full of air

Dr. Ahmad and his patient David Cohen were featured in the Naples Daily News about Bronchial Thermoplasty, a new treatment for patients with severe asthma. Below is the article. By: Liz Freeman FORT MYERS, Fla. - A year ago David Cohen could barely walk five feet. Shortness of breath always got the better of him. [...]

As Seen in the Naples Daily News: Asthma treatment has sufferers full of air2018-11-15T03:57:17+00:00

13 Questions You Should Ask the Doctor

Talking with your doctor is the best way to manage your allergy and/or asthma conditions. Here are 13 important questions to ask: What is a healthy humidity level in my home? Should I avoid extreme temperatures? How do I know when the air quality is poor? Is dust a problem? Can I have a pet? What's [...]

13 Questions You Should Ask the Doctor2018-11-15T03:54:31+00:00
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