If you have respiratory symptoms, you may be wondering if you have a cold, flu, or covid-19. On top of that, there's another question to consider. How does pneumonia fit into this? When you have an infection that makes the alveoli or air sacs in your lungs fill with fluid or pus, that’s pneumonia. In addition to other causes, colds, flus, and covid-19 can each lead to … [Read more...] about A Quick Guide to Pneumonia
If you’re like many adults, you’ve probably imagined what it would be like to be blind, but we tend to take our noses for granted. You might be surprised to learn how much your life could change if you have anosmia. Anosmia is the medical term for loss of smell. It’s becoming more of an issue now because it’s a common symptom of COVID-19. What would you do if you lost … [Read more...] about What Will You Do If You Lose Your Sense of Smell?
Your skin changes as you grow older. It grows thinner, drier, and less elastic. However, there are many simple things you can do to keep your skin looking and feeling as healthy as possible. If you’re wondering why your skin is less supple than it used to be, there are many possible causes. That includes certain medical conditions and natural physical changes, like your … [Read more...] about A Senior’s Guide to Healthy Skin