We do it all day, every day because breathing is necessary for all body functions. So when breathing becomes difficult, every part of your life is affected. Akron General's Pulmonary Medicine can help.
Akron General's Pulmonary Medicine Department treats patients with pulmonary diseases, which are diseases of the lung and respiratory system.
Pulmonary diseases and accompanying symptoms can include:
Blood in phlegm
Carbon monoxide poisoning and hyperbaric medicine
Emphysema and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Lung nodules and abnormal chest x-rays
Lung scarring or pulmonary fibrosis
Nicotine addiction and smoking
Occupational lung diseases
Pneumonia and lung abscess
Shortness of breath
Sinus congestion and allergies
Sleep apnea and snoring
Here you will find information on testing used to diagnose pulmonary diseases, treatment options, community education services and more.