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Natural Treatments for COPD

…system. As mucus accumulates in the lungs, it not only blocks the airways but also becomes a breeding ground for bacteria and increases risk of pneumonia and other infections. Coughing is the most natural way to bring up excess mucus, and indeed a chronic, phlegmy cough is a hallmark symptom of COPD…

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Questioning the Effectiveness of Tamiflu

…21 hours (symptoms typically last about a week) if taken in the first 36–48 hours of illness, and it is widely believed to reduce the risk of pneumonia and other complications, hospitalizations, and flu transmission. But does it? For years, researchers from the Cochrane Collaboration, a highly regarded…

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Ribose Makes Exercising Easier

…suffer with any of the above conditions to reap the benefits of ribose. “Bill,” a colleague of mine, swears that taking ribose after a bout of pneumonia perked him right up and got him back in the swing of things. Others claim that it increases their energy level and just plain makes them feel better…

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