Shortness-Of-Breath

Preventing Asthma Attacks Naturally

…levels of carbon dioxide (CO2), one of the body’s most powerful bronchodilators. When CO2 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…

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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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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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