Trinity Health is committed to preserving and improving the quality of health to the people we serve. Our mission is to excel at meeting the needs of the whole person through the provision of quality healthcare and health related services.
Pulmonary specialists have expertise in a range of respiratory conditions including but not limited to: COPD, emphysema and chronic bronchitis, asthma (14yrs or older), sarcoidosis, sleep apnea, pulmonary fibrosis, bronchiectasis, interstitial lung disease, lung nodules.
To be specific, Asthma, a very common chronic disease affects approximately 22 million people in the U.S. In addition, COPD, common but yet under recognized chronic medical condition, affects 12 million people and possibly another 12 million are not diagnosed.
If you answered yes to any of the questions you should talk to your doctor about COPD.
Asthma is the swelling and inflammation of the inside lining of the airways. The muscles tighten around the airways in the presence of triggers. These two problems obstruct the flow of air out of the lungs. Asthma is a chronic lung condition.
If you answered yes to any of the questions you should talk to your doctor about asthma.