Asthma is a condition that causes your airways to swell and narrow, making it difficult for you to breathe. Because of the obstruction in your airways, your body produces extra mucus, which further hampers your ability to breathe freely by causing you to wheeze and cough.
For some people, asthma is a minor annoyance that only flares up infrequently, while for others, severe asthma attacks can be life-threatening. Wherever you fall on the scale, Dr. Ahad-Daman can diagnose and help manage your symptoms, allowing you to enjoy your daily activities without interference.
There is no cure for asthma, but its symptoms can be controlled.
Asthma symptoms vary in frequency and severity, but typically include:
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, make an appointment with Dr. Ahad-Daman to figure out a treatment plan that is best for you.
If you are like most asthma sufferers, certain situations or conditions will make your asthma flare up, such as:
Since there is no cure for asthma, treatment focuses on management and prevention. Commonly, Dr. Ahad-Daman will recommend:
Dr. Ahad-Daman will assess your situation and come up with a treatment plan tailored to your symptoms and triggers.
While chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) is not asthma, it is a condition of the lungs that affects your breathing. COPD is typically a combination of chronic bronchitis and emphysema, and is overwhelmingly caused by smoking.
With COPD, early detection and management are key and Dr. Ahad-Daman has considerable experience in helping patients slow the progression of the disease and manage its symptoms.
Dr. Ahad-Daman accepts most major insurance providers. Please contact your insurance provider directly for any coverage-related questions.
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