Pulmonary Services

Learn more, breathe better

Here are some of the asthma triggers you should know about:

  • Smoke, second-hand smoke, including wood smoke
  • Dust, dustmites and cockroaches
  • Mold and mildew
  • Pets and animal dander
  • Pollen
  • Respiratory infections
  • Physical activity and exercise
  • Strong odors, including perfumes, aerosol sprays and cleaning products
  • Emotions

Finding the extra support you need

Better Breathers Club

As one of our most popular support groups, the Better Breathers Club is the only one of its kind in Northern Arizona that’s associated with the American Lung Association.

Held in the Verde Valley, this program enables you to learn how to better cope with COPD with the support of others who share your struggles. For more information on the Better Breathers Club, visit the American Lung Association.

Smoking Cessation Group

Did you know smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and preventable deaths in the United States? It isn’t easy to stop smoking, but you’re not alone. In fact, dozens of people have successfully stopped smoking with our program and have never gone back to the habit. 

COPD Wellness Program

This multidisciplinary program addresses a number of respiratory issues pulmonary patients grapple with on a daily basis. You’ll learn how to measure your peak flow at home; inhaler information for asthma; proper exercise; pulmonary rehab; and nutrition. 

Did you know?

  • More than 392,000 people die from tobacco-related diseases in the U.S. every year, making it the leading cause of preventable death. 
  • When you stop smoking, you reduce your risk for heart disease and peripheral vascular disease.
  • Women of childbearing age who smoke have a higher risk for infertility and a low birth weight baby.