October is National Healthy Lung Month. The focus is on education & raising awareness of the importance of protecting our lungs. We rarely think about how we breathe unless there is a problem, but we know exposing our lungs to smoke, molds, and air pollution can greatly affect our lungs & health. Here are some tips from Tobacco Prevention.
HOW CAN WE OBSERVE HEALTHY LUNG MONTH
The Quitline of Iowa is free & with trained professionals to help. I-800-QUIT-NOW
The best way to know if your lungs are functioning properly is to check in with your doctor.
Lots of people have allergies, especially to dust and animal dander or the toxic chemicals in smoke/vapes.
Tobacco Prevention Specialist
Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment Services