Can Humidity Cause COPD Flare-ups?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a term used to describe a class of illnesses that affect regions of the chest, and respiratory tracts and make it difficult for victims to breathe. The human lungs have channels that allow air to travel called windpipes (trachea). These channels allow the passage of air into the lungs through … Continue reading “Can Humidity Cause COPD Flare-ups?”

Best Diets For A Healthy Immune System

The immune system is one of the systems in the human body. It’s a complex network of cells, tissues, and organs (and the substances they secrete) that help to defend the body against invasion of foreign bodies and disease-causing organisms as well as help the body fight infections.   What is a Diet? A diet … Continue reading “Best Diets For A Healthy Immune System”

7 Summer Wellness Ideas For Healthy Living

Summertime is playtime! Summer means long, warm days to be spent outside with loved ones to relax and unwind. This atmosphere of relaxation means that summer is the perfect season to revamp your wellness routine and make lifestyle changes that promote healthy living. Here are some summer-specific wellness ideas that promote healthy living even beyond … Continue reading “7 Summer Wellness Ideas For Healthy Living”

How To Tell The Difference Between Common Colds And Allergies

Since their symptoms are quite similar, common colds and allergies are usually mistaken for each other. Some of these symptoms include fatigue, runny nose, and fatigue. In this article, you will learn the difference between the common cold and allergies. What Are Allergies? An allergy is a disorder of the immune system which makes the … Continue reading “How To Tell The Difference Between Common Colds And Allergies”

Air Purifiers Vs Humidifiers: Benefits and Differences

If you want to control the quality of air in your home, fight air pollution, reduce allergies, respiratory problems, or dry air conditioner, chances are that the first method you employ is getting an air purifier or a humidifier. Air purifiers and humidifiers are usually mistaken for each other because they have similar uses. However, … Continue reading “Air Purifiers Vs Humidifiers: Benefits and Differences”

Frequently Asked Questions about Bronchitis

What is bronchitis? Bronchitis is inflammation of the lining tubes (called Bronchial tubes) that carry air to and from the lungs which cause discomfort during breathing. Are there types of bronchitis? Yes. They are grouped into two: Acute and Chronic bronchitis. Acute Bronchitis: Acute bronchitis lasts for a few days (about five to ten days). … Continue reading “Frequently Asked Questions about Bronchitis”

Tips to Stay Healthy During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is the time to lay back, relax and have fun. But, we tend to neglect our health in our quest for fun and thrills. For instance, we overlook nutritious food and stuff our faces with junk food. We also take a break from exercising to just laze around all day. This attitude … Continue reading “Tips to Stay Healthy During the Holiday Season”

Childhood Asthma: How To Keep Symptoms Under Control

Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease that affects young and old alike, but almost always begins in childhood. It is also possible to be affected by asthma as an adult, although the chances are very slim. In children, however, the symptoms differ from one child to another. Asthma occurs when the air passages in the … Continue reading “Childhood Asthma: How To Keep Symptoms Under Control”

Skin Allergies: Types, Symptoms and Treatment

Allergies are hypersensitive reactions of the immune system to ordinarily harmless substances. These substances known as allergens are deemed harmful by the body’s defence mechanism causing it to overreact upon exposure. There are several allergens people react to most times. But generally, the common allergens include dust mites, pollen, moulds, animal proteins, foods, and medications. … Continue reading “Skin Allergies: Types, Symptoms and Treatment”

5 Things To Consider Before Choosing A Pulmonologist

A pulmonologist is a medical professional whose specialty lies in the respiratory system. If you experience difficulty breathing, chest pains, chronic cough, dizziness, issues with your lungs, or any part of your respiratory system, a pulmonologist is a doctor you need to see. Some pulmonologists focus on specific diseases, like pulmonary fibrosis, asthma, lung cancer, … Continue reading “5 Things To Consider Before Choosing A Pulmonologist”