Asthma

Treating Asthma and Allergies Naturally

…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 supplements. There…

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Benefits of Pycnogenol

…and circulation. Benefits of Pycnogenol: Improve Asthma Symptoms Studies suggest that Pycnogenol also improves asthma symptoms and reduces drug requirements, especially in children. Researchers enrolled 60 kids, ages 6 to 18, with mild-to-moderate asthma in a three-month, double-blind, placebo-controlled…

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The Many Benefits of Magnesium Treatment

…every 100 mg increase in daily magnesium, there was a 15 percent decrease in the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. 4. Magnesium treatment can halt asthma attacks. Just as it relaxes the smooth muscles of the arteries and improves blood flow, imagnesium treatment also relaxes the airways and thus acts…

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New Vitamin D Recommendations Are Misguided

…protective against: * Cancer * Heart disease * Hypertension * Peripheral artery disease * Type 2 diabetes * Multiple sclerosis * Rheumatoid arthritis * Asthma * Depression * Dementia * Autism * Falls and fractures * And more Vitamin D Recommendations Too Low The USPSTF admitted that in the largest study they…

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Preventing Asthma Attacks Naturally

…take it for granted—unless you have a chronic respiratory disorder such as asthma. Then it’s another story. Acute asthma attacks have been likened to “breathing through a straw.” This is an apt description because asthma causes the airways (the bronchi and smaller bronchioles) to inflame and constrict…

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The Causes of Chronic Cough

…unusual, yet treatable—causes for this very common condition. Common Causes of Chronic Cough * Is it respiratory? Respiratory disorders such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are the most obvious causes in chronic cough. But you’d be surprised at how often these conditions…

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Five Healthy Reasons to Enjoy Your Cup O' Joe

…your mood. * Coffee consumption decreases suicide risk. In fact, coffee’s aroma alone can relieve stress in animals. * It can halt a full-blown asthma attack, stopping it in its tracks. Want more reasons to enjoy your morning coffee? It can stop migraine headaches, curb appetite, prevent tooth decay…

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Clean Up Indoor Air, Improve Your Health

…cancer deaths 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…

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5 Spring Health Tips

…one of these therapies. Now it’s your turn: Do you have any spring health tips you’d like to share? You May Also Be Interested In: * Treating Asthma and Allergies Naturally * Spring Cleaning for Your Body

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Could Your Gut Bacteria Signal Diabetes?

…then develop diabetes. The connection between gut flora and diabetes isn’t surprising, since we know that the microbial milieu in individuals with asthma, inflammatory and irritable bowel disease, and obesity is markedly different from that of healthy people. Differences are also seen in psoriasis, rheumatoid…

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Top Treatments for Sinus Infections

…certainly 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?…

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Nutrient Spotlight: Benefits of B Vitamins

…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 of each of these…

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Health Benefits of Coffee: Prevent Skin Cancer

…Parkinson’s disease by up to 80 percent and protects against Alzheimer’s disease, improves concentration and alertness, and can even halt a full-blown asthma attack. While there are many health benefits of coffee, there are some folks who need to be careful about how much coffee they drink. If you have high…

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10 Natural Home Remedies That Cost Just Pennies

…the gel directly on the affected area. Natural Home Remedy #6 A strong cup of regular coffee can stop a headache in its tracks and ease symptoms of asthma. Natural Home Remedy #7 If you suffer from arthritis or gout, eat cherries. Just 20 tart cherries have an anti-inflammatory effect equal to one or…

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Foods that Prevent Diabetes: Apples and Blueberries

…coordination, blood pressure and eyesight. Plus, the adage “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” definitely holds true. Apples can help keep asthma at bay, plus they’re chock-full of fiber and protective phytonutrients and have zero fat and very few calories—making them a perfect snack or dessert…

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Nutrient Spotlight: Importance of Minerals

…efficiency of the heart, and decreases insulin resistance. This important mineral also helps prevent heart attacks, high blood pressure, heart arrhythmia, asthma, and kidney stones. I recommend at least 500 mg of magnesium daily. Calcium Calcium is critical for strong bones and teeth. It combines with phosphorus…

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Request a Magnesium IV for Heart Attack

…treatment smoothes out arrhythmias and improves outcomes in patients undergoing angioplasty with stent placement. It is also beneficial for acute asthma attacks, often working to relax airways when drugs are ineffective. Magnesium IV can also provide rapid relief from migraine headaches, and it is indispensable…

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Sea Buckthorn for Healthy Aging and Overall Well-Being

…been used in traditional Chinese medicine for more than a thousand years. Some of the traditional uses of sea buckthorn include treatment for cough, asthma and other lung disorders, skin diseases, stomach ulcers and other digestive issues, and hypertension and circulatory disorders. While these traditional…

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