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When you feel like you cannot breathe, it can be a scary experience. This is a common feeling for those with emphysema, a lung condition that affects the air sacs of the lungs, reducing the ability to deliver oxygen to the bloodstream. This can be combined with bronchitis and a part of COPD, a respiratory …


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD,can be a difficult condition to live with, impacting your quality of life. The impact on the respiratory function can feel uncomfortable.Even worse, COPD may limit the activities you can enjoy. However, there are options available to help you learn to cope with this disease and give you a higher …


You’ve no doubt heard plenty about the debate on whether women need to regularly perform a breast self-exam. It is still recommended; however, unless you know what you are looking for, potential problems could go undetected. It is also important to understand that while there is immense value in breast self-exams, these in no way …


Osteoporosis, if not found early through screening, so it can be halted or even reversed, can lead to broken bones, especially in the hip, spine and forearms. These broken bones can be painful while healing and even disabling, particularly in the elderly, in whom osteoporosis is most common. Osteoporosis screening works to diagnose low bone …


If you live in Texas, it is time to get ready for allergy season. Between January and April, the trees and weed grass will begin to come back to life. This yearly cycle results in the rise of pollen levels, which is a nightmare for allergy sufferers. Being prepared will help you get through the …


Cardiovascular disease impacts the heart and essential blood vessels, which includes the arteries, veins and capillaries. There are other areas of the body that are directly affected by cardiovascular disease, including the brain and kidneys. Cardiovascular Disease Symptoms The most common signs of cardiovascular disease involve problems in the chest area. Pain, tightness, shortness of …


Many believe that cardiovascular diseases are attributed to men only, as if males are the only people affected by the scary world of heart issues.The reality is everyone could be at risk, regardless of gender. According to the US Centers for Disease Control, one of the leading causes of death for both genders in the …


With the advancements medicine over the years, many know they are at risk for diabetes before they’re diagnosed. Certain factors contribute to this knowledge such as family history and lifestyle, but doctors are becoming increasingly more vital in the fight against diabetes. In fact, there are some ways to actually get a step ahead of …


Any employer with an employee whose job impacts both the safety of the public and their own safety will be asked to have a regular DOT physical. Think of it as a way for employers to dot their i’s and cross their t’s for safety-sensitive reasons, pun intended. Occasionally, employees become overwhelmed at the thought …


Your favorite singer or band, your child’s laugh, and your partner’s words of encouragement are all things we love to hear, but can you imagine a world where you couldn’t? Changes in our hearing, or hearing loss entirely, can occur at any point during our lives. Lifestyle events, such as a career where you’re constantly …


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