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Month: August 2018

Why Clean Air for the Elderly is So Important

Why Clean Air for the Elderly is So Important

Air Pollution is a problem for everyone, and the elderly are even more susceptible to health problems because of it. Aging can slow down the functioning of every body part, and the lungs of seniors have a more difficult time filtering the air and disposing of pollutants. The elderly are also faced with weakened immune systems and are not able to fight unhealthy atmospheric air, or fight germs and bacteria that can come with it. Stacking on allergies, asthma and…

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Chemicals, Allergies and Asthma Triggers to Watch out For

Chemicals, Allergies and Asthma Triggers to Watch out For

If you’re one of the millions of Americans with allergies or asthma, or the parents of a child who struggles with one or even both issues, then you know that over time, you begin to determine what can trigger an episode. Sometimes it’s an entire season; other times, it’s changing climates — say, traveling from your hometown in arid Arizona to muggy south Florida for vacation; and still plenty of other instances when stress, diet or lack of sleep can weaken your…

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