Respiratory Conditions in Hurricane Season




More than one million people in Florida are affected by asthma. Joseph Scott, Chief of Emergency Medicine at West Kendall Baptist Hospital, says if you are an asthmatic, you probably know what your triggers are.

“The weather is changing, there is dirt out there, leaves, dust, people with chainsaws, burning issues, so asthma is a huge problem and people with lung problems tend to have issues during storms,” he points out.

It is important that you have enough medication to treat your respiratory condition during hurricane season to prevent serious situations.

Share this:

DISCLAIMER: The information and opinions expressed in the programs on this channel and website are intended to address specific questions asked or situations described in each particular program, are for educational purposes only, and are not designed to constitute advice or recommendations as to any disease, ailment, or physical condition. You should not act or rely upon any information contained in these programs without seeking the advice of your personal physician or a qualified medical provider. If you have any questions about the information or opinions expressed, please contact your doctor or other medical professional.