Dr. Andrew Vernon, medical director for sleep medicine for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, discusses the importance of diligently managing your asthma so you can live your best life.
Machelle Lewis, a health navigator for BlueCare Tennessee, talks about the steps she takes to control what triggers her allergies and asthma.
Donna Stoll’s fitness journey started in her 30s. When the weather was nice, she loved to be outdoors. Here’s how she dealt with asthma symptoms that nearly stopped her in her tracks.
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.
WellTuned spoke with Drs. Edwin Thorpe and Sharon Moore-Caldwell, medical directors for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, to find out why these visits are important.