Dr. Daniel Cusator, a medical director in care management for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, says people with asthma are at no higher risk of getting COVID-19 than anybody else. But they should continue taking their medications as prescribed and contact their doctor immediately if they notice any changes in their asthma symptoms.
Dr. Baxter says it’s easy to attribute some symptoms of allergies and asthma to more common conditions. But as someone who has also had asthma since childhood, she knows the importance of diagnosing these as early in life as possible.
Here is a checklist for people suffering from asthma or COPD to make sure you have everything you need to travel safely.
People with asthma know how fast an attack can derail exercise. Check out the seven options below to get your heart rate up, build strength and help you develop resistance to asthma symptoms in the future.
Did you know that eating a more balanced diet can do more than just slim your waistline? It could help you breathe better, too.
For asthmatic athletes like Jillian, the condition can be particularly tricky. Although exercise can increase lung performance and reduce asthma’s symptoms, physical exertion is a common trigger for asthma attacks.
Here’s what you need to know about allergies to stay safe while exercising outdoors in Tennessee.
Dr. Jeanne James, chief medical officer for BlueCare Tennessee, gives some expert advice on what to do, and what not to do, when you have the flu.
BlueCross pharmacist Dr. Kristina Carter and registered nurse Ashley Morgan provide tips for taking medications properly.
It’s natural to have health concerns as you age, but there are certain issues we may need to pay extra attention to here in Tennessee. WellTuned talked to Dr. Catherine Payne, a BlueCross medical director and expert on aging, about 6 health issues to be aware of.