22 Apr

Here’s How Often You Should Really Change Your Pillowcase

Source: Written By: Amy Marturana Winderl

If it’s never occurred to you to wonder, Huh, how often should I change my pillowcase?, we can't really blame you. You’d probably much rather associate your pillowcases—and pillows themselves—with comfort and sleep than with laundry. Unfortunately, if you don’t swap out your pillowcases often enough, you might be unknowingly messing with your pillow’s potential to be a key part of your bedtime oasis. Below, we talked to experts to learn just how often you should wash your pillowcases (and the ac

6 Apr

What are common triggers for asthma?

Source: Written By: Jenna Fletcher

People with asthma may have triggers that cause their condition to flare. Common triggers include dust mites, air quality, tobacco smoke, mold spores, pet dander, and strong smells. Asthma is a condition that causes a person’s airways to become swollen. This leads to the airways narrowing, making it difficult to breathe. Asthma can cause shortness of breath, chest tightness, wheezing, and coughing that tends to worsen during the night or early morning.