Asthma is a chronic disease that affects the airways that carry air in and out of the lungs. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 300 million people worldwide and 14–17 million people in the United States are affected by asthma. Asthma is the most common chronic disease in children.
Lack of adequate sleep can contribute to issues with growth and development, behavioral problems, and overall heath. We evaluate a number of sleep problems including but not limited to snoring, apnea, restless sleep, reflux, night seizures, gasping and nocturnal hypoxia.
Congenital malformations are defects of certain organs, such as the lungs, which typically are identified at birth. For patients that present symptoms of these malformations we will order the appropriate procedures, such as bronchoscopy or ct scans, but don't assess/diagnose in our practice.