Entries by Juanita

Slowing Down the Effects of Alzheimer’s Disease

College of DuPage Nursing Student Jessie M. Amstadt shared with Healthy Lombard wonders if you ask yourself, Where did I put those keys…Why does that man look so familiar…I forgot where I live…What’s happening to me…Alzheimer’s Disease is a devastating condition that, sadly, a lot of people have personal experience with. Chances are each person […]

Morning Sickness – All You Need To Know

Gee Singh, the co-author of primeparent.com,  shared the following post with Healthy Lombard. So what is morning sickness? Well, it’s the name used to describe nausea and vomiting associated with your pregnancy. Having suffered from morning sickness myself, I decided to dig deeper into this phenomenon in order to make a helpful guide for moms-to-be […]

The New You Starts with How You Poo

College of DuPage Nursing Student Nicholaus Coritana shared with Healthy Lombard that the moment you take your first bite into that slice of toast in the morning or that first sip of hot black coffee, you have signed one of the most important natural contracts of nature in accordance with your body: pooping. Or at […]

Food for Thoughts

College o DuPage Nursing Student Rana Shubbak wrote for Healthy Lombard that a majority of the American population, including children and adults, have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic one way or another. Other than the financial crisis that many Americans have dealt with, mental health is an issue that has been overlooked and seldom discussed. […]

Strategies for Getting Better Sleep

College of DuPage Nursing Student Christine Carter shared with Healthy Lombard that it is a well-known fact that an adequate quantity of sleep is essential for healthy living for all individuals, irrespective of age, gender, or lifestyle. Studies have shown that those who typically have trouble sleeping, or who sleep poorly, are at a greater […]

MEDICATION SAFETY TIPS

THE RISE AND SHINE NEWSLETTER shared the following information about medication poisonings in kids, poison control centers, and poison help resources available to you. Why is this important to you as a parent or caregiver? Medications are the leading cause of child poisoning today. Each year, half a million parents call poison control because their […]

Flu Shot for the Kids!

College of DuPage Nursing Student Niro Nazareno shared with Healthy Lombard that in a recent article entitled, 5 Reasons Kids Need Flu Shots Every Year, Falusi (2019) recommends children in the U.S. get a flu shot every year. Parents are often concerned, however, about the safety and side effects of the flu shot. The flu […]

Know the signs of childhood asthma

Uzma Muneer, D.O. with a specialty in Pediatrics wrote for Edward-Elmhurst Health that it’s upsetting to see your child coughing, wheezing or, even worse, struggling to breathe.Pediatric asthma is the most common serious chronic disease in infants and children, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. In children with asthma, the lungs and […]