Six Proven Techniques to Help You Breathe Better

Breathing is an intricate human activity that takes place when the diaphragm and external intercostal muscles contract, thus providing enough room within the chest, which allows the lungs to get filled with air. However, some people may experience difficulty breathing, probably due to harmful habits like smoking or some diseases that affect the lungs. Nevertheless, … Continue reading “Six Proven Techniques to Help You Breathe Better”

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”

Dos And Don’ts Of Managing Sleep Disorders

Sleep disorders are health conditions that affect the ability to get regular, proper sleep. Factors like stress, demanding schedules, medical conditions, and other external influences contribute to sleep disorders. If you are having a hard time getting quality sleep at night, you must strive to improve your situation as sleep disorders can interfere with your … Continue reading “Dos And Don’ts Of Managing Sleep Disorders”

Simple Tips To Keep Your Lungs Healthy

Your lungs are a vital part of your body system. They play critical roles like helping to pass oxygen into the bloodstream and then to the rest of the body. This is why you must take steps to ensure your lungs are healthy. When the lungs are damaged, it becomes harder for you to breathe … Continue reading “Simple Tips To Keep Your Lungs Healthy”

Dispelling Myths About Sleep Disorders

Sleep plays a crucial role in our overall well-being. A well-rested night keeps the body in good shape and refreshes you to take on another day. Medically, it has been that proven that a sleep duration of 8 hours each night is healthy.   Poor sleep quality has been linked to a host of health … Continue reading “Dispelling Myths About Sleep Disorders”

Understanding the Prognosis, and Stages of COPD

Did you know that globally, it is believed that about 65 million people have varying levels of COPD? In the United States alone, an estimated 16 million adults have been diagnosed with the disease. Here’s all you need to know about COPD, including its causes, types, symptoms, and stages. What Is COPD? COPD, which means … Continue reading “Understanding the Prognosis, and Stages of COPD”

5 Easy Tips to Help You Quit Smoking

As humans, a collective part of our personality, mindsets, and belief systems are reflected in our daily habits; habits that can have a positive or negative effect. Hence, it is vital that you get rid of every self-destructive habit especially addictions. Addiction is the inability of an individual to stop the consistent usage of a … Continue reading “5 Easy Tips to Help You Quit Smoking”

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”

How to Beat Seasonal Allergies this Summer

Summer is here, and so are allergies. Summer is the busiest time of year for allergy sufferers. The weather is pleasant and people are out and about, so it’s easy to spread the pollen. Allergies kick up in the spring as flowers bloom and pollen fills the air, but the worst can hit when spring … Continue reading “How to Beat Seasonal Allergies this Summer”

Resources for Sleep Disorder

A good night’s sleep is just as important as regular exercise and a healthy diet. Studies have shown that poor sleep has immediate negative effects on your hormones, exercise performance, and brain function. Sleep disorders are common. You may wake up in the middle of the night, have difficulty falling asleep, or wake up early, … Continue reading “Resources for Sleep Disorder”