Celebrating Healthy Lung Month in October
October is Healthy Lung Month, which means it’s the perfect opportunity to focus on your lung health. October was chosen as the time to promote lung health awareness for a simple reason: many people suffer respiratory illnesses at this time of year. Allergens soar during the fall, triggering wheezing and asthma problems in many people.
Although you can’t change the allergens that peak in the fall, such as mold, you can do your best to control your exposure and manage your symptoms. If you have asthma, talk to your doctor about your current treatment plan to make sure it is still the best one for you. If you smoke, ask your physician for help quitting. Giving up tobacco products is the best step you can take for the health of your lungs.
Do you need help keeping your lungs in good shape? Let Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center help with a physician referral and see us for emergency care for urgent respiratory care needs . You can learn more about our Las Vegas hospital by calling (702) 233-5300.