Chronic Bronchitis Symptoms: 

Long-term exposure to inhaled irritants, such as cigarette smoke, chemical fumes, and dust, can lead to chronic bronchitis. Symptoms may be mild at first, but as the condition worsens, you may begin experiencing the following:
  • Frequent coughing
  • Wheezing
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain or tightness
  • Excess mucus when coughing
  • Sinus congestion
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Bad breath

Chronic Bronchitis Risk Factors:

Some factors that may increase the risk of chronic bronchitis include: 
  • Age
  • Smoking
  • Long-term exposure to respiratory irritants, such as chemical fumes and secondhand smoke
  • Genetics

Chronic Bronchitis Treatment

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Oxygen Therapy

As part of your treatment, your practitioner may prescribe supplemental oxygen to help you breathe more easily. Lincare offers a range of oxygen products, including oxygen concentrators, stationary and portable oxygen systems.

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Nebulizer Therapy

Breathing treatments deliver medication directly to your lungs so you can breathe easier. At Lincare, we can provide you with equipment education and medications from our Pharmacies for various diagnoses, including COPD and asthma.

How We Can Help

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"There have been at least three times in the last couple of weeks when my son was in the midst of respiratory distress that could have resulted in emergency room visits or hospital stays. I want Lincare to know that your respiratory system has proven valuable to my son's care and well-being. We are so grateful that this equipment is right at his bedside. I just wanted to express my gratitude for your efforts. Thank you all." 

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