Posts Tagged ‘facts’

Asthma Symptoms and Triggers

Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. It causes wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing. All of the causes of asthma are unknown, but we do know that genetics, and environmental and occupational factors have been linked to developing asthma. If someone in your immediate family has asthma, you are more likely […]


High Blood Pressure – What You Need to Know

Did you know nearly 1 in 3 American adults have high blood pressure? High blood pressure will not go away without treatment such as lifestyle changes or physician prescribed medications. Blood pressure is the force of blood flow inside your blood vessels. Blood pressure measurement consists of two numbers. The first number is the pressure […]


Updated Flu Facts for 2012

Below are the latest flu facts that can help keep you and your loved ones healthy this flu season: Flu season often begins as early as October, peaks in February, and can last until spring or even early May The flu can be very dangerous for the young, old, and those with other medical conditions […]