Allergy and Asthma

The Weight Of Obesity

More than two-thirds of American adults are overweight. It has become an important medical concern that is affecting our quality of life. Obesity puts us at risk for serious health conditions like high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes. Excess weight can also strain our joints, and affect our mood, energy levels and ability to breathe.

We spoke with Ed Neuzil, Board Certified Advanced Practice Registered Nurse at Allergy Sinus & Asthma Family Health Center about how our weight and particularly excess belly fat raises our risk for developing chronic COPD.

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Pollen Overload

It’s the time of year when many people start to suffer the effects of hay fever. Besides making you miserable, hay fever can affect your performance at work or school and generally interfere with your life. But you don't have to put up with these symptoms. You can learn to avoid your triggers and find the right treatment.

Ed Neuzil, Board Certified Advanced Practice Registered Nurse at Allergy Sinus & Asthma Family Health Center works with patients to find relief from allergies. We stopped by to learn more.