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Asthma Treatments Moundsville WV

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Melvin T Saludes, MD
(304) 843-5041
426 8th St Ste 305
Glen Dale, WV
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Perpetual Help Coll Of Med, Binan, Laguna, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1991

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Melvin Theodore Saludes
(304) 843-5041
426 8th St Ste 305
Glen Dale, WV
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

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Michael William Blatt, MD
(304) 242-8050
10 Medical Park Ste 301
Wheeling, WV
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1975

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Dr.Robert Altmeyer
(304) 243-1446
1131 National Road
Wheeling, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1975
Speciality
Pulmonologist
General Information
Hospital: Ohio Valley Med Ctr, Wheeling, Wv
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Joseph John Renn III, MD
(304) 598-2801
99 J D Anderson Dr
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1964

Data Provided By:
Dr.Melvin Saludes
(304) 843-5041
426 8th St # 305
Glen Dale, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Perpetual Help Coll Of Med, Binan, Laguna
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Pulmonologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Robert B Altmeyer
(304) 243-1446
1131 National Road
Wheeling, WV
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease

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Robert Brann Altmeyer, MD
(304) 243-1446
1131 National Rd
Wheeling, WV
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Ohio Valley Med Ctr, Wheeling, Wv; Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, Wv
Group Practice: Robert B Altmeyer Inc

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Richard Eugene Ryncarz, MD
(740) 633-4421
92 N 4th St
Martins Ferry, OH
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med, Huntington Wv 25755
Graduation Year: 1995
Hospital
Hospital: East Ohio Reg Hosp, Martins Ferry, Oh

Data Provided By:
Robert B Altmeyer
(304) 243-1446
1131 National Road
Wheeling, WV
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease

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Asthma

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Asthma

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Fact: Of the thousands of BestDietForMe.com visitors taking the online survey in the 2nd quarter of 2007, 6.8% of them reported having asthma.

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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