Top 10 Medical Problems in Seniors

As we age, staying healthy becomes more difficult. According to the National Committee on Aging, 80% of seniors have at least one chronic medical condition; 68% have more than one. What issues are we likely to have? Here are the top 10 chronic medical problems in seniors, as determined by Medicare records: 1. High Blood…

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What Is Pulmonary Rehabilitation?

Having trouble breathing? You are not alone. More than eleven million Americans suffer from serious lung conditions, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis, sarcoidosis, and pulmonary fibrosis. If breathing problems interfere with your regular activities, speak to your doctor. You might benefit from pulmonary rehabilitation. And don’t put off the conversation: impaired…

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Top 5 Inhaler Mistakes for COPD

Inhalers are a daily fact of life for tens of millions of Americans, including 11 million with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Nevertheless, studies show that two-thirds of people do not use their inhaler correctly. COPD is a life-threatening lung disease in which airflow to the lungs is impaired. COPD, a progressive condition once known…

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