Causes, symptoms and treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Causes, symptoms and treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) causes difficulty breathing and is a serious health risk. Here are the causes, diagnosis and prevention strategies to protect your lungs. Quit smoking, avoid second-hand smoke, ensure proper ventilation and adopt a healthier lifestyle. Is lighting a cigarette the most cathartic part of your day? Or do you live or … Read more

Skipping daily brushing can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease

Research: Not brushing your teeth at night may increase your risk of cardiovascular disease.  Image credit: Ground Picture / Shtuterstock.com

In a recent study published in Scientific reportsresearchers looked at whether brushing frequency increases the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in patients 20 years of age or older. Research: Not brushing your teeth at night can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease. Image credit: Ground Picture / Shtuterstock.com Background Several previous studies have emphasized the … Read more