Lake Oswego Air: Easy Health Tips To Protect Yourself From Harmful Forest Fire Smoke
It devastating news that our beloved Columbia Gorge is in flames. The forest fires are now in our backyard and poses serious health risk. Breathing in these microscopic particulates are harmful to our respiratory system, which can get lodged into the lungs. People who have health conditions like respiratory system, cardiovascular, or diabetes are more susceptible. Those who are
pregnant, elderly, or children need to be extra cautious of the air quality.
You may experience symptoms like:
Wheezing and/or coughing
Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
Chest tightness or pain
Here are some tips to keep your lungs protected:
Avoid going outside as much as possible and this includes your pets as well.
Keep all windows and doors closed.
Purchase respirator from your local hardware store. Dust masks and bandanas are not effective enough to provide proper protection.
Acupuncture and botanical medicine can help to reduce respiratory and cardiovascular systems, strengthen immune system.
If you have emotional stress from all this tragedy, please call our clinic and schedule an acupuncture treatment.
My Integrative Medical Clinic offers Lake Oswego relief for forest fire smoke. Call today at (503) 515-7702 to schedule an appointment and stop those respiratory symptoms right away.
In Good Health,
Stacy Spence is an Integrative Medical Practitioner and Acupuncturist in Lake Oswego and West Linn, Oregon specializing in pain relief. She loves sharing her passion for natural approaches to professional women through her online articles and at her clinic, Vibrant Life Acupuncture, on Boones Ferry Road. Call for an appointment at 503.515.7702.