Personal health and wellness — Maintaining Good Health

I am looking into the overall health and wellness for us, Just what does personal health and wellness really means to us.

According to google dictionary wellness is the state of being in good health, especially as we  actively pursue our  goals.

My thoughts are wellness is not just free from physical illness but wellness addresses the broader issues of our overall health, physical, mental and spiritual.

It is the way we live our everyday lives. It is living a lifestyle that balances our growth that last for a lifetime.

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Pulmonary Hypertension(lung disease affecting blood vessel)–Maintaining good health

what is  pulmonary hypertension?
Pulmonary hypertension?

Let’s look at the other Lung disease that affects the blood vessels. In my last article, we looked at pulmonary embolism(https://healthandwellnessforboomers.com/lung-disease-affecting-the-blood-vessel-maintaining-good-health ), and in this post, we take a look at pulmonary hypertension.

What is pulmonary hypertension?
Pulmonary hypertension (PHT) is high blood pressure in the heart-to-lung system that delivers fresh (oxygenated) blood to the heart while returning used(oxygen-depleted) blood back to the lungs.

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The Cause Of Chronic lung diseases– Maintaining Good health

Chronic lung diseases

I worked as a  CNA for several years before retirement, and during my time working in the field, I have come across many older adults suffering from different types of chronic lung disease.

It was harrowing for me to watch them laboring to breathe  even with the aid of oxygen in some cases, and it was still challenging,

So let us look at some of these chronic lung diseases and their causes and what we could do to prevent them from maintaining good health.

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