As the temperature rises here in Maine, so does the level of ozone. High levels can make it harder to breathe. The best advice is to take it easy and stay cool. You can also sign up for EnviroFlash so you’ll know when the air quality may be bad. Learn more from Catching Health.
Guest post courtesy of Memorial Hospital, located in North Conway, New Hampshire and a member of MaineHealth. We may not have had much of a winter yet, but for people with pulmonary problems such as asthma or COPD, it can be a difficult — even deadly – time of year. More than just the drop in […]
Did you know that every year more people develop asthma? Or that Maine is on the top ten list of number of adults with asthma? More than 100,000 adults in Maine have asthma and more than 22,000 children. Years ago, an allergist explained to me that trying to breathe during an asthma episode is like […]