Asthma or COPD?

There are several conditions that can cause obstructed airways. The two most common long-term conditions are asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Asthma or COPD

Asthma or COPD? As with many health conditions, symptoms can be misleading. A chronic cough, for example, could have multiple causes. Some may assume they just have chronic allergies. Worse yet, [...]

Colorado Springs Pollen Report for July 28, 2016

Highest Pollen Present: Trees: Pine Weeds: Chenopod/Amaranth, Sagebrush, Ragweed, Other Pollen Counts: Trees: Moderate Grass: Moderate Weeds: Moderate Mold: Low Allergy Tip of the Day: ASTHMA AND [...]

What Are the Treatment Options for COPD?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, or COPD, is really two chronic illnesses combined. These are chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Each of these is characterized by their own separate [...]

Most Common Causes of COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD is a lung disease that prevents a person from breathing properly or efficiently. Different structures in the lungs like the bronchi and air sacs can [...]

Treatment Options for COPD Sufferers

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also commonly abbreviated as COPD, is a serious lung disease that leads to a persistent cough, shortness of breath, and excessive mucus production.  [...]

Forest Fire Precautions

Daniel F. Soteres, MD MPH Asthma & Allergy Associates, PC (719) 473-0872 General Recommendations People living close to the fire-stricken area should remain indoors Ordinary [...]

You May Have COPD

            You may have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD if…


At least 40 years of age Current or former smoker Diagnosis of COPD Contact information: Kellie Cordova at 719-696-7802 or

Why COPD Treatment Matters

There are a number of COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) treatment options that are available. You and your healthcare provider can work together to create a treatment plan designed to [...]

page 1 of 2