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Lung

Did you know that particle pollution could be affecting your lung health? Particle pollution is when tiny particles of dust, soot, or even some liquids are in the air that we breathe. The negative effects of this could lead to trouble breathing, irritated lungs, or even lung cancer. For example, the second leading cause of Lung cancer is Radon, often unknown but present in people's homes. 

 

Did you know that asthma affects people of all ages? Asthma is when the airways in your lungs produce an excess amount of mucus and become irritated and inflamed causing them to narrow your airways. Symptoms of asthma include constant coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath and chest tightness. Asthma can be diagnosed at any age and even though it’s a chronic illness, it can be treated. Learn more about lung health below!

Resources to Explore

American Cancer society

2970 University Parkway, Suite 104Sarasota, FL 34243

941-365-2858

Florida department of health in sarasota

2200 Ringling BlvdSarasota, FL 34237

941-861-2900

Tidewell Hopspice

5955 Rand BlvdSarasota, FL 34238

941-552-7500

Center for building hope

5481 Communications ParkwaySarasota, FL 34240

941-921-5539

Sarasota memorial health care system

STAR Cancer RehabilitationSTAR Referral & Information Line

941-917-STAR (7827)