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Is a Respiratory Therapist Right For You? What To Consider When Using a Respiratory Therapist.

The Role of a Respiratory Therapist A respiratory therapist, also known as an airway therapist, breathing therapist, or asthma/COPD therapist,  has undergone rigorous training to care for a patient’s lungs and other parts of the body that affect breathing. They can work with you for conditions such as asthma, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), or any other cardiopulmonary issue. Their role includes teaching you how to use inhalers properly, walking…

What Causes Chest Tightness with Asthma?

What Causes Chest Tightness with Asthma? Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition that affects the airways of the lungs. It is characterized by inflammation and narrowing of the airways, which can lead to symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, and difficulty breathing. One of the most common symptoms of asthma is chest tightness, which can range from mild to severe in intensity. Chest tightness is a feeling of pressure or constriction…

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