At Riviera Allergy Medical Center, we want to ensure that our patients have all of the important tools to treat and prevent allergies and asthma. Use these videos to learn more about allergies and asthma and how they can effect your body. Contact us to set up an appointment or call to learn more about our services. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you achieve a life free from allergies.
Programs to aid in your respiratory health will include a custom approach biased on your medical history, breathing tests, and cardio vascular monitoring. Programs will include education to understand your disease, appropriate medications; life style plans will help you achieve healthier habits, and physical activity to further support your lungs.
Understanding Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD: COPD gradually reduces the functionality of your lungs; there is no cure for this disease. Symptoms include loss of flexibility of your lung and damaged air ways often causing persistent coughing, shortness of breath and tightness in your chest. Main causes of this disease include smoking and high levels of pollutants, such as chemicals and dust in the air you breathe.
A test that measures how much and how fast you can inhale. This test uses a spirometer to measure exhaled air. This video explains what you will want to know about this type of test, and the general procedure.
Smoking and COPD
Understand how smoking irritates your lungs and reduces functionality. Over time continued smoking may cause serious respiratory diseases, which can deteriorate your ability to breathe effectively.
Understand why asthma causes difficulty breathing, and possible triggers for your personally case. Identify symptoms to know when you need immediate treatment. Your doctor may prescribe additional medications to control your asthma.