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Natural Cures For Asthma

Natural Cures For Asthma

A chronic lung disease which makes breathing difficult and often frightening, asthma can be fatal condition if left untreated. Did you know that taking medications which are generally prescribed for asthma actually result in acid reflux? However, the good news is that if you follow a healthy diet and take regular exercise along with preventative […]

Outdoor Pools Can Boost Child's Asthma Risk

Outdoor Pools Can Boost Child’s Asthma Risk

Swimming in outdoor chlorinated pools appears to increase the odds a child will develop asthma, Belgian researchers said. Asthma, which affects more than 300 million people worldwide, is the most common pediatric chronic illness. Symptoms include wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing and chest tightness. Other studies have linked chlorine and asthma but the new findings […]

Big Culprit For Allergies? Evidence Points To Global Change

Big Culprit For Allergies? Evidence Points To Global Change

If you have respiratory allergies, you have an environmental problem: There’s something in the air that makes you sniffle, sneeze, stuff up or wheeze. And growing evidence suggests your problem may be linked with the biggest environmental problem of all: global climate change. That may be especially true for pollen sufferers. Tree, grasses and weeds […]

6 Tips To Prevent Autumn Allergies

6 Tips To Prevent Autumn Allergies

While autumn is a beautiful, temperate time of the year when trees turn to a reddish brown and start to shed their leaves, it can be an irritating time for the sufferers of seasonal allergies. For these unfortunates, the season means watery eyes, itchy skin, runny nose, itchy nose, sneezing, coughing and congestion rather than […]

Paracetamol Use May Raise Asthma Risk In Children

Paracetamol Use May Raise Asthma Risk In Children

Infants who have been given the common pain reliever paracetamol may have a higher risk of developing asthma and eczema by the time they are 6 or 7, a large study covering children in 31 countries has found. The findings were published in the journal Lancet together with two other studies, which found that runny […]

Cesarean Section Linked To Allergy In Children

Cesarean Section Linked To Allergy In Children

Among children who have a parent with allergies or asthma, delivery cesarean section appears to increase the odds that they will develop allergic rhinitis and atopy — but not asthma — US researchers report. The investigators note that to the best of our knowledge, this is the first study to look at the “relationship between […]

Steroids Not As Effective In Obese Asthma Patients

Steroids Not As Effective In Obese Asthma Patients

Researchers at National Jewish Health have shown that glucocorticoids, the primary controller medication for asthma, are 40 percent less effective in overweight and obese asthma patients than in those of normal weight. The findings identify a potential mechanism involved in the resistance, which suggests therapeutic targets for future medications. “This study identifies what could be […]

Identify Caffeine Allergy In Early Stages To Avoid Further Health Risks!

Identify Caffeine Allergy In Early Stages To Avoid Further Health Risks!

Do you feel that you have caffeine allergy? Do you know how to identify caffeine allergy? Warning signs of caffeine allergy can range from a simple rash to life threatening seizures. The severity of allergic reactions mainly depends on your extent of sensitivity. If you really feel that you are allergic to caffeine sources and […]

Research Links Allergies To Climate Change

Research Links Allergies To Climate Change

Ragweed season is at its peak, bringing bad news for the more than 50 million Americans who suffer from allergies to the plant. Three out of four Americans who have allergies are allergic to ragweed. A single plant produces hundreds of millions of pollen grains that cause hay fever. Due to the grains’ light weight, […]

Natural Remedies For Asthma To Improve Your Breathing Process!

Natural Remedies For Asthma To Improve Your Breathing Process!

Are you worried with your asthma problem? Living with asthma can become most inconvenient for you. This is because of the reason that asthma can happen at any time. It can potentially hinder your breathing process and creates worst situation for you. So, it is very essential for you to control your asthma triggers as […]