Excellent Flu Prevention Suggestion

What is the Flu? Influenza, commonly known as flu or “the grippe” is a contagious respiratory disease that infects the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness. Symptoms of the Flu Fever or cold spells Cough Sore throat Runny nose Muscle ache or body pains Headaches Exhaustion or fatigue … Continue reading “Excellent Flu Prevention Suggestion”

10 Easy New Year Resolutions for your Health

Every year, about 60% of people write out fresh bucket lists and new resolutions. Out of this 60%, less than 10% of them end up achieving these goals. This is most common with health and fitness goals. Most people find it difficult to follow through with their plans to stay fit and healthy because they … Continue reading “10 Easy New Year Resolutions for your Health”

5 Ways To Stay Active At Home

The world has become a global village. Everything is happening online. You can order food online, work, have important meetings online, even study for your degree! Coupled with the necessity to stay inside and safe due to the diseases ravaging the globe, even the most outgoing social butterflies among us now have no problem staying … Continue reading “5 Ways To Stay Active At Home”

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”

Busting Common Myths about Pulmonary Fibrosis

Pulmonary Fibrosis is a progressive terminal disease that leads to scarring and thickening of the lungs. It affects how oxygen gets into the blood. Fibrosis thickens the normally thin wall of the air sac which makes it difficult to take oxygen into the bloodstream. PF can be caused by exposure to dust and smoke. Additionally, … Continue reading “Busting Common Myths about Pulmonary Fibrosis”

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”

8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Lung Cancer

According to WHO, lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in both men and women in the world. It is a type of cancer that begins in the lungs, and it is common with people who smoke excessively. The American Cancer Society says about 80% of cancer deaths result from smoking. Hence, if you are … Continue reading “8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Lung Cancer”

Important Information about Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Statistics show that every year, about 65 million people suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. In addition, 334 million people have Asthma, which is also the most common chronic disease affecting children.   In a world where respiratory or lung-related diseases are rampant, the need and use of pulmonary rehabilitation have become prevalent. Here are … Continue reading “Important Information about Pulmonary Rehabilitation”

10 Simple Solutions To Help You Manage Snoring

There are various types of sleep disorders, and snoring happens to be one of the many on the list. Snoring occurs when air flows through your throat while you breathe during sleep. It causes the relaxed tissues within your throat to vibrate, thus causing unpleasant snoring sounds. Snoring can affect your ability to get enough … Continue reading “10 Simple Solutions To Help You Manage Snoring”

World Pneumonia Day: Facts about the Disease

The United Nations recognizes 12th November as a day dedicated to the campaign, awareness, and call to action against pneumonia. It also creates an annual symposium and platform for the world to stand together in its fight against this disease. Pneumonia is a common disease that affects the lungs, causing inflammation of the air sacs … Continue reading “World Pneumonia Day: Facts about the Disease”