Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad recently visited a lung cancer support group meeting to speak with caregivers, survivors and patients going through a lung cancer diagnosis. He spoke about screening, prevention, early diagnosis and treatment plans. He also talked about targeted therapy for lung cancer and low-dose CT scans for lung cancer screening. “It was a pleasure [...]
Allergy Sleep and Lung Care's Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad discusses how rising pollen counts impact allergies and how to treat and manage symptoms on NBC. View the video below.
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, [...]
Board Certified Sleep Medicine physician and founder of Allergy, Sleep and Lung Care, Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad, was interviewed by the local NBC station about the importance of diagnosing and treating sleep disorders like sleep apnea and insomnia. View the video below.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and also the busiest. Between parties, shopping and getting ready for the season, this time of the year can lead to a lack of sleep. In preparation for the holiday buzz, it is important not only to keep sleep on your wish list but also make it [...]
As Seen in the News-Press: Dr. Ahmad spoke about the importance of lung cancer awareness and the dangers of lack of funding for the disease with the News-Press. View the article below. By Craig Handel Melissa Crouse’s 11-year journey with cancer has taken her to Washington D.C. for congressional hearings and it has won her [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]