Healthy Lifestyle

It is important for overall health to live a balanced life that includes eating the proper amounts of healthy food, getting daily exercise, sleeping well and maintaining good relationships. And if you are suffering from a chronic illness, it is even more important to have a healthy lifestyle. Being overweight can increase shortness of breath. On the other hand, being underweight can cause you to feel more tired and fatigued. 

Dyspnea, or the sensation of difficult and uncomfortable breathing, is one of the most often reported symptoms of respiratory diseases. Battling for breath produces anxiety, which creates muscle tension. This magnifies the need for oxygen. So it is important to monitor stress levels and find ways to relax.

Learn some ways to live a healthier lifestyle by addressing the following:

Wellness Tools

Our interactive wellness tools offer hands-on learning about various health topics with quizzes, calculators and more.

Check out our wellness tools.


Lifestyle Management

An important part of treating or preventing any disease is lifestyle management. Proper nutrition, having the appropriate health screenings and taking precautions to avoid infection are just a few of the ways to manage diseases.

Learn more about lifestyle management and check out our semimonthly Health Tips.


Pollen Count

Pollen from trees, grasses and weeds can be inhaled and cause allergy and asthma symptoms.

Check the Denver Pollen Count.


Family Air Care®: Indoor Allergens & Mold Test Kit

Learn about our home allergen test kit, which detects mold, pet dander, dust mite and cockroach allergens. Each sample is analyzed by scientists at National Jewish Health.

Learn more.

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