An estimated 300 million people worldwide suffer from asthma, according to the World Health Organization. Some of these people only experience symptoms when exercising. If you cough, wheeze, have a tight chest or shortness of breath when you exercise, then you may have exercise-induced asthma or exercise induced bronchoconstriction (EIB). In people with EIB, the tubes that bring air into and out of your lungs narrow with exercise, causing symptoms of asthma.Read More
The rise of obesity in the United States and around the world is shockingly on a continuous rise and with that said, the diseases that are related to obesity also increased in parallel thus, making such a disease one of the most important public health problems in the United States and around the world.Read More
You might know, or have heard about Influenza – or what people generally refer to as “the flu”.
The flu is a respiratory illness, usually contagious in the first few days after being acquired and sometimes, even before the first signs or symptoms appear in the infected person, especially in those with weak immune systems.Read More
No one wants to live in pain and turning to pain medication seems to be their only option, but opioid addiction is very common in today’s society and can be extremely dangerous. During the past 15 to 20 years, the amount of opioid prescription drugs continues to increase.Read More
We hope that everyone had a great summer. This article will outline a few helpful tips to easing into the new school year. Before the new school year begins, it is imperative that parents take their child to his/her primary care physician to have a physical, check his/her vision, hearing, general health and update vaccines. If a child will be participating in sports, it is advised that he/she undergoes a sports physical.Read More
As the weather warms and spring approaches, it’s important we make time to get outside to take advantage of nature’s beauty. This can optimize both our physical and mental health. Unfortunately, for some, this is easier said than done due to debilitating knee or hip pain. One of the primary causes for this discomfort is osteoarthritis.Read More