Stories of Health and Hope
September 3, 2018
Overcoming Rare Disease, Severe Asthma, Burns, and More
This episode of The Balancing Act is jam-packed! We’ve got tips for severe asthma, as well as a check-in with chef Ralph Pagano and a Behind the Mystery segment.
Did you know that 22 million people live with asthma in the U.S.? Among them, five to 10 percent suffer from a condition called severe asthma. Open and clear communication with your healthcare provider plays a key role in controlling asthma symptoms. Learn effective ways to treat and manage asthma with the Allergy and Asthma Network.
Next, take a look at chef Ralph Pagano’s work with Jackson Health’s Burn Survivor Support Group, where burn patients talk about their experience and help each other heal.
Then, on our recurring segment Behind the Mystery: Rare and Genetic, we explore Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension (nOH). NOH is a rare disorder defined as low blood pressure that occurs upon standing. However, the symptoms of nOH are often mistaken for something else. Stay tuned to learn more.
Don’t forget– we’re kicking off Balancing Act Deals this coming October. All you have to do is text the “Balance” to 21000, or visit BalancingActDeals.com.
We get it—life can get messy. Responsibilities, career moves, family situations, and more can get in the way of focusing on our mental health. Sometimes it feels like we just don’t have enough time to take care of ourselves. Here are five ways to get to pick yourself up by the bootstraps when you’re feeling stuck.
Caption Call is designed to help people with hearing loss use the phone to stay connected with loved ones and conduct important business of life with complete confidence.
We're covering all things health on this episode of The Balancing Act, from breast reconstruction to supporting a healthy digestive system with probiotics.