What to Do If You Get Sick While in Self-Isolation

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting more and more people every day, cities, counties, states, and even entire countries have begun implementing mandatory quarantines. Even in areas where lockdowns aren’t in effect, people are choosing to isolate themselves in their homes—practicing social distancing and going out only when absolutely necessary—to avoid both contracting the virus themselves […]

5 Ways To Protect Seniors From COVID-19

As the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic makes its way across the globe, filling hospital beds at a rapid pace, you’re likely full of questions.  Many people now know that seniors are at high risk of contracting the virus, especially if they have pre-existing conditions. In fact, to date, seniors make up eight out of 10 U.S. […]

Congestive Heart Failure & Coughing: What to Do When Experiencing Cardiac Cough

You have a bad cough; so what? It’s probably just a little cold, or so you keep telling yourself and anyone who comments. While most people associate coughing as a common symptom that accompanies lung or respiratory issues, its connection to heart failure often goes unnoticed. This is called a cardiac cough, and it often […]

COPD vs Asthma

COPD and asthma: They’re often confused for one another, despite the fact that each of these respiratory diseases functions differently. Before we dive into what makes them easy to confuse with one another (and what sets them apart), let’s first get a clear picture of what exactly COPD and asthma are: What Is COPD? Chronic […]