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Could Allergies Be Causing You To Lose Sleep?

When allergy season comes around, you may have more to worry about than just a runny nose and sneezing; allergies can also affect your quality of sleep. Seasonal allergies, also known as allergic rhinitis, occurs when allergens in the air are breathed in, causing irritation and inflammation in the nasal passages. Allergens may include dust [...]

Veteran Praises Dr. Ahmad for Breathing Better After COPD Diagnosis

According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, an estimated 15 million Americans suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, most commonly known as COPD, and millions more are likely to have it but are unaware of it. In comparison to the general population, veterans are three times more likely to develop COPD, as presented [...]

New Year, New You: Why Now is the Time to Quit Smoking

There is no better time to kick bad habits than the start of a new year. If you’re one of the seven in 10 Americans who want to quit smoking, this is an opportune time to make strides to finally kick the habit. Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death. According to the CDC, [...]

Don’t Forget Your Annual Lung Screening for Healthy Lung Month

October is dominated by the color pink as the nation rallies to promote breast cancer awareness. However, it is also a month to focus on preventing another, even more deadly disease, lung cancer. October is Healthy Lung Month, dedicated to raising awareness for lung diseases and providing tips to keep your lungs healthy. The main [...]

6 Tips to Make Fall Allergies and Asthma a Thing of the Past

Chances are, you, a family member or friend are beginning to sneeze and suffer from a runny nose. It's the time of the year for seasonal allergies. Fall in Florida means allergies that are often hard to keep under control. Certain plants like ragweed and cedar elm begin to bloom and produce pollen in late summer. [...]

Tips to Prevent Vacation Allergies and Asthma

Summer is a time for travel and outdoor adventures, but exploring a new place could also lead to unexpected allergic reactions and asthma attacks. Vacation allergies and asthma can get in the way of the fun you had planned and ruin your limited vacation time. To prevent allergy and asthma symptoms, it’s important to do [...]

Heat and Asthma: How Warming Temperatures Trigger Asthma

For many, the rise in temperature and humidity of summer in Fort Myers also brings out allergy and asthma symptoms; but why? The answer is a little more complicated than you think. Researchers have found that heated air could be a trigger for asthma because heat stress affects the physiology of your airways. Usually this [...]

Enjoy the Outdoors with Asthma and Allergies in Fort Myers

Enjoying the outdoors may seem impossible with asthma or allergies in Fort Myers, but learning healthy outdoor habits can help asthma and allergy sufferers enjoy the outdoors again. The main trigger for asthma and allergies outside is often pollen. During the spring, trees, weeds and grasses release pollen to fertilize other plants. When they travel [...]

Spring Forward Feeling Rested: How to avoid loss of sleep from daylight savings time

Three words that are sure to send shivers down your spine this upcoming March: daylight savings time. The notorious time of year can be so negative for people that the entire state of Arizona decided to remove it. But if you live outside of that state, you have to adjust your body to it to [...]

Allergy Season Has Arrived in February for Florida

The allergy season in Florida begins in February and board certified allergy physician in Fort Myers provides helpful tips to reduce symptoms. FORT MYERS, Fla. – Feb. 12, 2016 – For anyone who suffers from springtime allergies, they may have noticed that their symptoms may be flaring up. Increased allergens such as high levels of pollen [...]