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Bronchitis and asthma

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

Humidity and overall change in seasons can mess with our systems. In this week's Neighborhood Health Watch we have an example of what that can lead to.

In Henrico Dr. Patrick Woodward is treating bronchitis and asthma.

Some of the causes may be the changes in barometric pressure when storms move through. Also, people who are prone to lung trouble may experience issues.

The thicker, heavier air can cause us all to feel like we are breathing through a sponge.          Dr. Woodward suggest that to minimize your risks, stay cool, and use inhalers if you feel short of breath.

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