Problems with these senses have a big impact on our lives. Smell and taste contribute to our enjoyment of life by stimulating a desire to eat – which not only nourishes our bodies but also enhances our social activities. When smell and taste become impaired, we eat poorly, socialize less, and feel worse.
Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become less dense and more likely to fracture. Fractures from osteoporosis can result in pain and disability.
by Debra J. Wolf, Esq
For many people, a chronic disease does not mean they need to stop working. Nonetheless, coordinating a busy work schedule with doctor visits, treatments, or time off when feeling ill can be daunting. Employers can be understanding, but not every worker coping with a chronic disease receives the support he or she may need from the workplace.
Seven common numbers are used to measure asthma control. Do you know what they are?
Vitamins are essential nutrients that contribute to a healthy life. Although most people get all the vitamins they need from the foods they eat, millions of people worldwide take supplemental vitamins as part of their health regimen.
You might not think your nose is a “vital organ,” but indeed it is! To understand its importance, all that most people need to experience is a bad cold. Nasal congestion and a runny nose have a noticeable effect on quality of life, energy level, ability to breathe, ability to sleep, and ability to function in general.
Everyone needs to exercise, even people with asthma. A strong healthy body is one of your best defenses against disease. But some people with asthma have exercise- induced asthma. However, with proper medical prevention and management you should be able to walk, climb stairs, run, and participate in activities, sports, and exercise without experiencing symptoms. You don’t have to let exercise-induced asthma keep you from leading an active life or from achieving your athletic dreams.