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Reducing Respiratory Symptoms Caused From Wildfire Smoke

National Jewish Health Doctor Addresses Colorado Wildfire Health Concerns

A lack of rain and humidity can make the land dry and prone to destructive wildfires. Those who have respiratory health conditions are at increased risk of experiencing symptoms caused by wildfire smoke, especially those with asthma and chronic bronchitis. Even if you don't have a respiratory condition, you may still experience the effects of wildfire smoke.

Watch this video to hear from one of our pulmonary specialists, Dr. Rohit Katial, to learn more about the health risks posed by wildfire smoke.

Video: June 2012

 

Tips to Cope With Wildfire Smoke

 

 

This information has been approved by doctors and clinical staff at National Jewish Health (June 2013).

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