Allergies

How to Treat Allergies Without Big Pharma

…associated with treating allergies (also called allergic rhinitis) are estimated to reach in the billions each year as a result of missed work, doctor visits and medications. But the cost I’m most concerned about is the cost to your good health. Despite what you hear on TV ads for allergy medications, there…

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Treating Asthma and Allergies Naturally

…many people, so is allergy season. And for those who have asthma, this time of year can be particularly challenging. That’s why I want to tell you about treating asthma and allergies, while also supporting your entire respiratory system. Natural Methods for Treating Allergies and Asthma * Take targeted…

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Top Treatments for Sinus Infections

…worth trying. (Low, sustained, frequent humming that creates vibration appears to be most effective.) I also recommend it for people with asthma, allergies, and other conditions that are marked by reduced respiratory NO levels. SOS for Sinuses But what if you already have a sinus infection? Enter my favorite…

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Nutrient Spotlight: Benefits of B Vitamins

…, they’re an important adjunct. * Stave off allergies and asthma. A research team at Johns Hopkins discovered that individuals with the lowest blood levels of folate (folic acid) are at a significantly increased risk of skin and respiratory allergies, wheezing, and asthma. How much should you take…

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5 Signs of Hidden Health Problems

…Excessive iron levels are a risk factor for heart problems and other conditions. Burning mouth syndrome may also be caused by neuropathy (nerve damage), allergies, insulin resistance, or thyroid disorders, so if symptoms persist, see your doctor. * Diagonal creases in earlobes can signal increased risk of heart…

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Preventing Asthma Attacks Naturally

…or air pollution. Flare-ups can also be caused by an allergic response, most commonly to airborne pollen, pet dander, dust mites, etc., but food allergies can also cause exacerbations. Step Two for Preventing Asthma Attacks: Beef Up Your Nutritional Regimen The next step is to beef up your nutritional…

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Reap the Benefits of Glutathione

…effective that it’s used in emergency rooms to treat acetaminophen (Tylenol) poisoning and to thin mucus in the lungs. (NAC is also effective for allergies, memory loss, and Parkinson’s disease.) Alpha lipoic acid also ramps up glutathione synthesis and significantly enhances detoxification, and we…

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Taking Probiotics for Optimal Health

…are essential for patients with candida or yeast overgrowth of the vagina, mouth or rectum, and are often helpful when it comes to treating food allergies and chronic fatigue. We recommend taking probiotics for our patients who are prone to infections, particularly of the urinary tract, as well as to…

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Clean Up Indoor Air, Improve Your Health

…and tens of thousands of heart disease deaths each year in nonsmoking adults. It also contains strong irritants that worsen symptoms of asthma and allergies and increase the risk of ear and respiratory tract infections in children. Next, reduce your exposure to volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Hang dry…

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Benefits of Milk: Fact or Fiction?

…touted health benefits of milk are questionable at best. In fact, dairy products have been linked to osteoporosis, heart disease, obesity, cancer, allergies, and diabetes. The association with heart disease is particularly strong. While we’ve always known that high-fat dairy products, such as whole milk…

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Natural Treatment for Glaucoma

…just now becoming available in the U.S. You can find it in some health-food stores and online. * Could allergies be the culprit? Less commonly known is the relationship between glaucoma and allergies. In one study, 113 patients were either given allergenic foods or exposed to environmental allergens.…

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5 Spring Health Tips

…tips you can make the most of the season. Spring Health Tip #1: Use Natural Allergy Remedies Every spring, millions of people sniffle and sneeze their way through a world suddenly bursting with pollen. Although plenty of allergy drugs are available to help ease the symptoms, most of them either cause drowsiness…

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Four Easy Ways to Stop IBS

…are several better, natural ways to treat IBS: 1) Examine your diet: About two-thirds of people with IBS have at least one food allergy, and some have multiple allergies. The most common allergens are dairy products and grains. Identifying and eliminating these “triggers” will often provide significant…

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Treatments for Depression

…treat underlying conditions that may be linked with depression, such as imbalances in thyroid, adrenal, and sex hormones; heavy metal toxicity; food allergies; insomnia and sleep apnea; and nutritional deficiencies. Pain and other health challenges affect mood as well, and depression often disappears with…

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Preventing Migraines

…my newsletter and told me that once he started taking daily doses of magnesium, his symptoms of migraines essentially stopped. * Check for food allergies. Several food sensitivities can cause migraines. Common culprits include milk, wheat, food additives, aspartame (Nutrasweet, Equal), tomatoes and…

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The Power of Pumpkin

…your favorite way to enjoy pumpkin seeds? You May Also Be Interested In: * Natural Therapies for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia * 5 Ways to Stop Fall Allergies Without Big Pharma's Help

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ADHD Treatments That Really Work

…Nutritional deficiencies (specifically iron, zinc, and omega-3 fatty acids) are linked with ADHD-like behaviors. Gluten and other food and environmental allergies and sensitivities, heavy metal exposure, and inadequate exercise may all result in ADHD symptoms. Natural treatments for ADHD that can reverse the…

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Homeopathic Remedies: Do They Work?

…cold—watery eyes, runny nose, and sneezing—a tiny homeopathic dose of Allium cepa can help your body overcome them. The same principle applies to allergy shots. Your allergist attempts to desensitize you to, say, hay fever, by giving injections of small amounts of ragweed pollen. Homeopathic physicians…

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