RSV is something new parents and parents of premature birth or compromised immune system children need to be aware of. Respiratory Syncytial Virus or RSV strikes the weakest of babies who are already fighting to build an immune system. National RSV Month is observed each October. The disease strikes babies under 2 years old, even just weeks old, and appears to come on as a common cold. While the numbers of deaths from RSV has declined, it is only because of awareness and hypervigilance of … [Read more...] about RSV Awareness Month
It's the middle of the day and you just can't seem to get out of first gear. Is it a lack of sleep, or could there be something else that makes you feel so lethargic? Much of the current ‘tiredness epidemic’ is blamed on our increasingly co-dependent relationship with technology and widespread use of laptops and smartphones around the clock. The reasons for being perpetually exhausted can be broadly broken down into lifestyle factors, physical causes, and psychological causes. Check out a few … [Read more...] about I Feel Exhausted All The Time, Am I Sick?
High blood pressure increases the risk of heart disease and stroke, two leading causes of death for Americans. Tens of millions of adults in the United States have high blood pressure, and many do not have it under control because of rare physical symptoms. That is why it is also known as the silent killer. (CDC) In the United States, key findings by the recognized government bodies (Million Hearts) indicate that: Nearly 1 out of 2 adults have hypertension (108 million).Most adults with … [Read more...] about High Blood Pressure: When To Seek Emergency Care