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Buff Bonheur Burtis, MD
(907) 562-2445
6028 Prosperity Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1964

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John M Clark
(907) 770-3750
3220 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

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Buff Bonheur Burtis Jr, MD
(907) 562-2445
3340 Providence Dr Ste 354
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Alaska Reg Hosp, Anchorage, Ak; Providence Alaska Med Ctr, Anchorage, Ak
Group Practice: Pulmonary Associates

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Matthew Claude Berenson, MD
3220 Providence Dr Ste E3-040
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1997

Data Provided By:
Beth Ann Baker, MD
(907) 276-2811
2841 Debarr Rd Ste 50
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1976

Data Provided By:
John Matthew Clark, MD
(907) 770-3750
3220 Providence Dr Ste E3-040
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1988

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Dion Mathew Roberts, MD
(907) 561-5440
4045 Lake Otis Pkwy Ste 209
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1965

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Peter Dixon Riley, MD
3200 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1991

Data Provided By:
Beth Ann Baker
(907) 276-2811
2841 Debarr Road
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

Data Provided By:
William Dean Lucht, MD
(970) 278-1991
2751 Debarr Rd Ste 360
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, Sleep Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Alaska Reg Hosp, Anchorage, Ak; Providence Alaska Med Ctr, Anchorage, Ak
Group Practice: Lung & Sleep Clinic-The Rockie

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Asthma

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Asthma

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What Is Asthma?

Asthma is a chronic disease that affects your airways. The airways are the tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs. If you have asthma, the inside walls of your airways are inflamed (swollen). The inflammation makes the airways very sensitive, and they tend to react strongly to things that you are allergic to or find irritating. When the airways react, they get narrower, and less air flows through to your lung tissue. This causes symptoms like wheezing (a whistling sound when you breathe), coughing, chest tightness, and trouble breathing, especially at night and in the early morning.

Obesity may be linked to asthma, as well as other health problems.

Asthma cannot be cured, but most people with asthma can control it so that they have few and infrequent symptoms and can live active lives.

When your asthma symptoms become worse than usual, it is called an asthma episode or attack. During an asthma attack, muscles around the airways tighten up, making the airways narrower so less air flows through. Inflammation increases, and the airways become more swollen and even narrower. Cells in the airways may also make more mucus than usual. This extra mucus also narrows the airways. These changes make it harder to breathe.

Asthma attacks are not all the same—some are worse than others. In a severe asthma attack, the airways can close so much that not enough oxygen gets to vital organs. This condition is a medical emergency. People can die from severe asthma attacks.

So, if you have asthma, you should see your doctor regularly. You will need to learn what things cause your asthma symptoms and how to avoid them. Your doctor will also prescribe medicines to keep your asthma under control.

How Is Asthma Diagnosed?

Some things your doctor will ask about include:

Periods of coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, or chest tightness that come on suddenly, occur often, or seem to happen during certain times of the year or season Colds that seem to "go to the chest" or take more than 10 days to get over Medicines you may have used to help your breathing Your family history of asthma and allergies Things that seem to cause your symptoms or make them worse

Your doctor will listen to your breathing and look for signs of asthma or allergies.

Your doctor will probably use a device called ...

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