By Jennifer Gibbs, GTC Director of Marketing & Communications
The entire world is on lockdown because of the coronavirus and while I grieve for the loss of friends and with families who have lost loved ones, this lockdown has in one way been a blessing. I am sure you are wondering how, with all the suffering of so many, could this be a blessing? I will explain.
I am an asthmatic with COPD. I have been living with these conditions ever since I was hospitalized with pneumonia three and a half years ago. It is most annoying and oftentimes embarrassing to be in a public setting and begin to cough uncontrollably. Those who suffer with asthma or COPD are all too familiar with what I am talking about. But for those who do not, this is my story.
One of the symptoms of asthma is persistent nagging cough. There are different "triggers" that will cause symptoms to flare up. I mentioned pneumonia, there is also smoking, pollen, and one big "trigger" is AIR POLLUTION. ...