LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A hotter than average1 summer has factored into more severe2 ragweed allergy conditions which, combined with poor air quality caused by the vast and tragic West Coast wildfires, has asthma sufferers across the country feeling the impact of a harsh fall season. For many, these issues are compounded by the ongoing pandemic, with moderate to severe asthma and COPD patients at a possible increased risk of complications with COVID-19. OMRON Healthcare, Inc. is issuing a respiratory reminder for those suffering from asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and encouraging them to take preventative action to manage their respiratory health.
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) identify moderate to severe asthma as an underlying health condition that can factor into COVID-19 complications. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, more than 26 million Americans have asthma, and