Posts Categorized: Wellness

Stroke changes lives and recovery takes time

UofL Health – Stroke is dedicated to providing education, support and encouragement to people who have had a stroke and their family members through stroke support groups. These support groups are welcome to anyone affected by stroke and allow attendees to learn how others are coping. One of our stroke support group members, Alex, spoke about…
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Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This year more than any other, mental health awareness is vitally important. We are coming to the end of a very difficult year dealing with the stresses of the pandemic and it will be easy to “let our guard” down as we start getting back to a more normal…
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What are the long-term effects of COVID-19?

COVID-19 can impact both physical and mental health, even long after one’s initial COVID-19 recovery. Many COVID-19 survivors are finding the long-term effects of the virus are real, and can be presented in various ways. Some survivors are reporting that have experienced physical aftereffects that resemble COVID-19 symptoms. These lingering symptoms may include body aches,…
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Do I have asthma or COVID-19?

If you have moderate to severe asthma, you are potentially at a higher risk of becoming extremely ill from COVID-19. Coronavirus can affect your nose, throat, and lungs, which can trigger an asthma attack. These effects of COVID-19 can also lead an asthma patient to develop pneumonia or other respiratory diseases. Asthma attack versus COVID-19…
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