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”

How to Practice Good Sleep Hygiene – 5 Easy Tips

Do you toss and turn all night, wondering if you will ever fall asleep? For most, getting a good night’s sleep may seem like a tough task when you’re awake at 3 a.m. So, if you require better sleep, it may be time to consider your sleep hygiene. Sleep hygiene refers to healthy sleep habits … Continue reading “How to Practice Good Sleep Hygiene – 5 Easy Tips”

What’s The Point of a Medical Diagnostic Test?

An obvious question, right? Well, we hope to make you understand without any doubt, the importance of diagnostic tests. Although many people get tested as soon as they feel unwell, others don’t. They Google their symptoms instead. The need for medical tests has increased even more, during this Covid-19 pandemic. So, here is our answer … Continue reading “What’s The Point of a Medical Diagnostic Test?”

Simple Home Exercises for Everyone

With the current COVID-19 situation that has resulted in people being cooped indoors for a long period, home exercises should be prioritized. If not how would you burn calories and generally keep fit? Definitely not by long hours of sleep, watching TV, or spending hours on social media. Exercise has immediate and long-term health benefits, … Continue reading “Simple Home Exercises for Everyone”

The Struggle for Air: Surviving Lung Disease

Our lungs serve as a conduit for oxygen via the air we breathe. This process is carried out because the cells in our body require oxygen to function and grow. This is a difficult activity for people struggling with lung diseases, but with therapies and treatment they can survive the disease and go on to … Continue reading “The Struggle for Air: Surviving Lung Disease”

Sleep Disorders: Fact Check

Not getting enough sleep has been linked to many health problems and constant inability to get adequate sleep may be caused by a sleep disorder. According to the American Sleep Association (ASA), drowsy driving is responsible for 1,550 fatalities and 40,000 non-fatal injuries annually, in the United States. Sleep deprivation is one of the reasons … Continue reading “Sleep Disorders: Fact Check”