The Signs and Symptoms of Asthma

Asthma is a common condition, but it isn’t one that should be ignored or swept under the rug. Its signs and symptoms are similar to other ailments like the common cold, but this is what makes asthma a dangerous medical condition.

Should You Be Worried About Varicose Veins?

Varicose veins are an unsightly condition, causing bulging, blue-colored cords to stand out against the surface of your skin. And Read More

3 Diabetes Symptoms You Need to Be Aware Of

It’s important to learn about different symptoms of diabetes, so you can be aware of any potential changes in your condition. To help, here are three of the most important symptoms you should be aware of.

Every Body: A Concise Guide to Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy is perhaps one of the most misunderstood conditions out there, and for many their first point of reference is a cartoonish depiction of someone who sleeps all day or who falls asleep mid-sentence while hilarity ensues. But in reality, it can be a serious condition that can greatly affect one’s independence, abilities, and overall quality of life and is thought to affect more than 200,000 people in the United States and three million people worldwide.

Do You Know the Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment Options for COPD?

Do you know what COPD looks like and what its symptoms are? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, can affect people for years before any symptoms are significant enough to notice. There are many reasons why people develop COPD and many factors behind the conditions it causes, but it’s common to mistake the signs of COPD for something less serious.

Could These 7 Old Illnesses Make a Return?

As if you don’t have enough to worry about with a tumultuous economy and unprecedented political strife, a number of old-world illnesses are on the verge of a comeback. Today, we take a look at the numerous infections, diseases, and viruses that the medical community believe may make a comeback.

5 Must Know Facts About COPD

COPD is the name for a group of diseases that affect the airflow into our lungs. It encompasses a variety of diseases, but the three most common sub-groups are chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and refractory asthma. All of these diseases are different, but have a lot of things in common, including the fact that they will all continue to get worse over time and are incurable. There are things that you can do to mitigate the damage from COPD, but you cannot reverse damage once it has occurred. If you or someone you love has recently been diagnosed with COPD, you probably have a lot of questions. Here are some facts your doctor may not have told you.