COVID-19 is a respiratory disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). While the majority of COVID-19 cases are mild or moderate, a small percentage is severe and can result in breathing difficulties and pneumonia. It is primarily a respiratory disease that causes flu-like symptoms as well as additional neurological symptoms.

Depending on the severity of the disease, extensive and long-term lung damage can occur. COVID-19 may require some time to recover from. For example, one may experience ongoing symptoms such as:

  • Tightness in your chest or chest congestion
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chronic cough that lasts for weeks…

Coronavirus illness can affect children of all ages in 2019 (COVID-19). Most infected children, on the other hand, do not become as sick as adults, and some may show no symptoms at all.

The second wave of COVID-19 has left parents searching for information on protecting their children and what to do if their child or a family member exhibits symptoms or tests positive for the virus. One hallmark of the new wave is that, unlike the first wave, entire households are now infected with the virus. We must remain vigilant and strictly adhere to COVID-19’s recommended behaviors. …


It’s important to understand that there are some factors you can control and others you can’t when determining your risk of having a heart attack. Some factors, such as age, are unchangeable. Others, such as those related to diet and exercise, can be altered. Plaque buildup in the coronary arteries is the most common cause of a heart attack. Over time, plaque builds up, slowing or completely blocking blood flow to the heart muscle. Although there is no single cause for any heart condition, there are risk factors that can increase your chances of developing one.

Heart attack risk factors that cannot be controlled

Age

Simply growing older…


You may have learned that the heart health influences your risk of serious COVID-19 illness (the disease caused by the new coronavirus). Although heart disease and high blood pressure (hypertension) do increase the risk, there are steps you can take to protect your heart during the COVID-19 pandemic. Let’s face it: sticking to the daily habits can be difficult during a global pandemic. However, eating a heart-healthy diet and exercising regularly are as vital as ever. Following a heart-healthy eating pattern means you’re getting the variety of nutrients your body needs to stay healthy.

COVID-19 and heart health

COVID-19 has a variety of effects…


Tobacco harms the immune system and impairs lung function, making smokers more susceptible to respiratory infections such as colds, influenza, tuberculosis, pneumonia, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to millions of tobacco users saying they want to quit smoking. It has long been linked to diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. There is no such thing as a safe level of cigarette smoke. When you smoke, the chemicals in tobacco enter your lungs quickly with each inhalation. Toxins are carried by your blood to every organ in your body. …


Frequently, it is only when our spines draw our attention to back pain that we pay attention to our backs. And that’s where we’re going wrong. Your spine is responsible for protecting your nervous system, the master control center of your entire body. A healthy spine is crucial to a person’s overall well-being, which is why you should always take an active role in improving and maintaining your back health. The role of vital organs and systems may be harmed if you have a spinal condition that isn’t properly handled. …


The skin is the body’s largest organ. More than just prodigious in size, the skin is incredibly important in function. It protects against heat, sunlight, injury, and infection. It helps control body temperature and stores water, fat, and vitamin D.

Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer that has become common in recent years. There are three common types — melanoma (‘black skin cancer’), basal cell carcinoma, and spinalioma. Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer as unlike others, it forms metastases in other organs. The good news? Skin cancer can mostly be cured…


Isn’t it disappointing when the food we eat makes us sick? Stomach infection occurs when the gut is affected by a bacterial infection. Gastroenteritis is an umbrella term used for a wide range of symptoms but each type of bacteria causes its own unique symptoms. This leads to inflammation in the intestines and stomach. It is a common condition because the microbes that cause gastroenteritis can easily spread via contaminated food, water or through person-to-person contact.

Symptoms

The symptoms of bacterial gastroenteritis may vary depending on the bacteria that cause the infection. The infection causes the digestive tract to become irritated…


Most of us don’t give our lungs much attention until something goes wrong. Keeping your lungs in the best shape is a lot easier than you think! But the last few months of the COVID-19 pandemic has taught plenty that we need to stop taking lung and respiratory health for granted and make healthy lungs a priority. Take a moment to think about your lungs. These vital organs let you breathe, they let you live. …


Kidneys! They are highly complex organs that control blood chemistry, blood pressure, and the amount of fluid in the body. Healthy kidneys do many important jobs. They remove wastes and extra fluid from the body, help make red blood cells, keep bones strong, and work to maintain the right amount of minerals in the blood. Kidneys also keep the blood clean and chemically balanced. Think of your kidney as a filter. It helps eliminate waste and toxins from the blood that our bodies can’t process otherwise. …

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