Dr. Barry Cohen, MD
Sleep Medicine Specialist | Sleep Medicine200 S Orange Ave Suite 225 Livingston NJ, 07039
Dr. Barry Cohen practices Sleep Medicine in Livingston, NJ. Dr. Cohen studies, diagnoses, and treats sleep disturbances and disorders due to varying factors. Sleep Medicine Physicians are trained to treat many different conditions, including insomnia, narcolepsy, sleep apnea, idiopathic hypersomnia, menstrual-related hypersomnia, and circadian rhythm disturbances, among others.
American Board of Sleep Medicine
Dr. Barry Cohen, MD's Expert Contributions
What can be done for children with cystic fibrosis?
The cystic fibrosis foundation ensures quality care at the many cystic fibrosis centers. People often travel great distances. There are many fancy effective therapies available. READ MORE
Does anesthesia paralyze your lungs?
There are many types of anesthesia. Often they assist your breathing during the procedures. Your oxygen level is monitored. General anesthesia usually means you couldn't breathe effectively without assistance while certain medications are in use. The agents get reversed or dissipate, and you awaken. Anesthesiologists are skilled practitioners who do such things for a living. READ MORE
My daughter has had pneumonia more than once. Should we be concerned about her lung health?
Consider seeing a pulmonologist. Immunity issue? Asthma? READ MORE
My son is having breathing issues after exercising. What could be wrong?
Could be exercise-induced bronchospasm, which we treat with an asthma inhaler pre. Deconditioning might play a role. READ MORE
Can frequent episodes of cough in a toddler be a cause of concern?
Might be bronchospasm. Could be improper swallowing. Usually residual cough from a cold. Could be postnasal drip. READ MORE
Is it dangerous if I choke and accidentally inhale water?
Yes, if it is more than very rarely. You need to see an occupational therapist or speech therapist to work on your swallowing. READ MORE
Why is whooping cough so dangerous for children?
It can kill them. Uncontrollable severe coughing fits where they turn blue. Get the pertussis shot with your every 5-10 year tetanus if you have someone below 6 months with whom you have contact. READ MORE
How to treat a lung infection in a child?
Depends on whether bacterial or viral. Depends if there are underlying conditions. Often there is some asthma complicating things. READ MORE
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- What Is Bronkaid?
Generic Name: Ephedrine and GuaifenesinBrand Name: Primatene Asthma, BronkaidIntroduction Bronkaid is known for treating the symptoms of asthma. It works by thinning the mucus, so it can be eliminated from the body through coughing. Bronkaid consists of two active ingredients:...
- How to Know if It’s Croup or Whoop
Croup is often characterized by a barking cough sound, which resembles the sound produced by seals. This childhood condition is often caused by a virus that often starts from the nose or mouth, and goes down to the vocal cords and windpipe. The affected areas become inflamed, swollen, and sore that...
- Bronchitis in Children
Children when they get a cold also tend to get a cough. In most of the cases, it occurs due to bronchitis which is an inflammation of the lining of the trachea and bronchi. It is usually a mild illness that affects children.Having a child who is constantly getting a cold or having breathing problems...
- Asthmatic Bronchitis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments
IntroductionEvery time you inhale, air enters your nose and mouth, and then flows down the throat through the air passageways called as bronchial tubes. For the air to reach the lungs, these passageways need to be open. To transport the oxygen to the tissues of the body, oxygen is passed into the...
- Can My Child Develop COPD?
Can COPD Develop in Children?By definition, COPD is a serious lung condition that has developed over a long period of time. Numerous studies explained that children cannot have COPD; however, the disease process can begin at a young age.One can observe the symptoms associated with COPD in a child,...
- What is Lung Cancer? Get the Facts
The Nature of Cancerous CellsEvery cell in the human body is programmed to carry out a specific role. For example, a red blood cell carries oxygen to tissues, a white blood cell wards off infection, and an intestinal cell absorbs nutrients in the digestive tract. All these cells are programmed to...
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