Respiratory and Lung Conditions in Schaumburg, IL

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What Are Respiratory and Lung Conditions?

Respiratory conditions are illnesses that affect the lungs, other parts of the airway system, and the ability to breathe properly. These conditions may be acute (occurring severely or suddenly) or chronic (carrying long-term effects) and can keep you from getting sufficient levels of oxygen. When breathing problems and respiratory illnesses affect your health and wellness, you need prompt care you can count on. The seasoned primary care physicians at Horizon Medical Center treat a broad scope of respiratory and lung conditions, including bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and other chronic lung problems. We also offer care for strep throat and other throat conditions, emphysema, common colds, and the flu. Schedule a visit at our Schaumburg, IL office to learn how we can help improve your respiratory health.

How Are Respiratory (Breathing) Problems Treated?

Illnesses or conditions that involve the respiratory system may be caused by bacteria, viruses, allergies, health complications, or environmental factors, like smoking or poor air quality. Common symptoms of respiratory distress or diseases include shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, wheezing, coughing, sneezing, a sore throat, and congestion. Respiratory illnesses may be treated with breathing treatments, inhalation medications (bronchodilators), or other prescriptions designed to open the airways and increase breathing capabilities. Our Schaumburg, IL doctors are highly trained to diagnose and treat a broad spectrum of respiratory concerns while managing symptoms to enhance patient comfort.

Breathe Freely With Respiratory Care

Getting the professional, compassionate care you need when suffering from asthma, bronchitis, COPD, or other minor or severe respiratory and lung conditions can mean a great deal to your health. Horizon Medical Center offers comprehensive care to treat respiratory conditions, ranging from strep throat and the flu to emphysema and pneumonia. Contact our Schaumburg, IL practice today to find out about the insurance plans we accept or to schedule an in-person appointment with one of our family physicians.

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