A while back, I talked about how to eat healthy to avoid gaining too much weight when COPD makes it hard to stay active and burn calories. But many people who have COPD actually have the opposite problem -- keeping weight on.
As your disease progresses and makes breathing ever more difficult, you can find that the mere act of eating a... Read more
The good news is there are plenty of choices for allergy medicines and treatments. Pills are the traditional treatment, but there are also nasal sprays, allergy shots and drops and some people even swear by certain vitamins and supplements.
But the bad news is that there is no ONE medicine that will effectively treat allergies in every... Read more
This sharepost is aimed at all your parents of kids with asthma, and I know there are a lot of you out there. Asthma is one of the most common childhood health conditions nowadays. And, while many parents and other people who come into contact with asthma kids are quite familiar with asthma and how to manage it, there are still many who... Read more
Let's face it... doctors today are extremely busy. You're lucky if you get 5 minutes of focused time with them on an office visit. I know there are exceptions, but that seems to be the general trend in today's world of scarce healthcare resources.
So, doesn't it make sense to get the most out of every doctor's visit? Asthma is a very... Read more
We know, of course, that COPD can result in life-altering changes for both patients and their caregivers. From lack of energy to difficulty breathing, COPD can make it hard to do the most basic things in daily life, particularly in the latter stages.
But a recent study has given healthcare professionals more information to work with. I... Read more