Shortness Of Breath

3 Powerful Ways to Stay Off the Cardiac Ward

…valve disorders, which force the heart to work harder, and global weakening of the heart muscle. Common symptoms include fatigue, weakness, shortness of breath, and fluid collection in the lower extremities or abdomen. Because symptoms usually sneak up gradually, they are often mistaken as signs of aging…

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Preventing Asthma Attacks Naturally

…levels are low, the airways constrict, causing shortness of breath and other symptoms of asthma. Raising CO2 in this way relaxes the airways and often nips acute asthma attacks in the bud. Repeat this breath-holding exercise until you’re breathing freely again. Now it’s your turn: Do you have any…

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EECP: An Excellent Alternative to Bypass Surgery

…angina attack. It was depressing and made it hard to have a positive attitude. “Beginning the first week of treatment, my chest symptoms and shortness of breath became less and less frequent. I’m now off my nitro patch and my blood pressure medications, my energy level is way up, and I’m able to do…

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Natural Treatments for COPD

…natural way to bring up excess mucus, and indeed a chronic, phlegmy cough is a hallmark symptom of COPD. As the condition worsens, however, shortness of breath makes it hard to muster up a productive cough. That’s why oral agents that thin excess mucus by either liquefying it (expectorants) or breaking…

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Should You Have an Angiogram?

…need an angiogram. In the event that noninvasive screening reveals evidence of significant heart problems, or if you have severe chest pain or shortness of breath that cannot be controlled by medication and other interventions, then angiography may be warranted. Please note that in the above criteria, I…

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Hope for Hepatitis C

…hemolytic anemia, which is marked by the destruction of red blood cells and increased risk of heart attack. It has also been linked with headaches, shortness of breath, and cough. Side effects notwithstanding, interferon isn’t all that effective over the long term. The main goal of treating hepatitis C is…

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Adjunctive Treatments for Congestive Heart Failure

…enlarging and thickening so it can beat faster and more strongly. But like any overworked muscle, it can’t keep up indefinitely, and fatigue, shortness of breath, edema (fluid retention) and other symptoms become evident. Conventional physicians prescribe drugs to reduce the heart’s workload, but this…

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Natural Treatment for Stroke Patients

…therapy (HBOT) can lead to improvements in neurological function and quality of life months—even years—after a stroke. HBOT, which involves breathing pure oxygen in a pressurized environment, dramatically increases oxygen delivery to damaged areas of the brain. This massive infusion of oxygen wakes…

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10 Easy Prevention Tips That Can Keep You Healthy

…take a walk, try L-theanine, gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), or kava, or learn relaxation techniques to improve mood and relieve stress. Life is too short to be stressed out. * Drink purified water. Tap water may harbor toxins and disease-causing microorganisms. Purify your drinking water using reverse…

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