Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine Center of Winder
Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine Center of Winder Georgia
Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine Center of Winder
30 Satellite Drive Suite 200
Winder, GA 30680
Phone: 770-586-0300
Fax: 770-586-0311
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Asthma is a chronic disease of the airways in the lungs. These airways are also known as bronchial tubes. In the case of asthma, chronic means that it never goes away. Asthma can be very serious. There is increasing evidence that, if left untreated or improperly treated, asthma may cause a long-term decline in lung function.

Asthma is one disease that has two main components occurring deep within the airways of the lungs:

  • Airway Constrictionoccurs when the muscles around the airways in the lungs begin to squeeze or tighten. This is called "bronchoconstriction or bronchospasm,” and can make it hard to breathe air in and out of the lungs.
  • Airway Inflammationis when the airways of the lungs are inflamed and become more swollen and irritated. Inflammation can reduce the amount of air that you can breathe in and out of your lungs. In some cases, the mucus glands in the airways produce excessive, thick mucus, further obstructing the airways.
  • Airway constriction and inflammation together cause narrowing of the airways which can result in wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, or shortness of breath. In people with asthma, the airways can be inflamed even when there are no symptoms present.

Pulmonary & Sleep Diagnostic Services

Pulmonary & Sleep Specialists of Northeast Georgia provides or arranges for a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic options for pulmonary diseases and sleep disorders in both out-patient and in-patient settings including the following:

  • Flexible Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Tests
  • X-Ray Services
  • Allergy Testing
  • Sleep Studies
  • Thoracentesis (Pleural fluid aspiration)
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • PleurX Catheter Placement
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)

Insurance Acceptance - We accept most insurance companies, including Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare and Ambetter.

,Chronic Bronchitis,Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease,COPD,Emphysema,Lung Cancer,Sleep Apnea,Insomnia Sleep,Restless Leg Syndrome,Narcolepsy
Chronic Bronchitis
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Lung Cancer
PleurX Catheter Placement
Endoscopic Bronchial Ultrasound
Sleep Apnea
Restless Leg Syndrome
Sleep Lab CPAP Therapy
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30 Satellite Drive Suite 200 Winder, GA 30680 Phone: 770-586-0300 Fax: 770-586-0311