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Asthma? Bask In The Sun For Some ‘Sunshine’ Vitamin

Asthma? Bask In The Sun For Some ‘Sunshine’ Vitamin

Asthma sufferers with low levels of vitamin D may be worse off than others who have no vitamin deficiency, a study has found. Asthma sufferers with a deficit of what we know as the Sunshine vitamin (because the body suffers from this deficiency in part due to inadequate sunshine exposure), do not respond as well […]

Seven Steps To Combat That Allergy

Seven Steps To Combat That Allergy

This blog post, has put together some simple to follow steps to keep those allergies at bay: Vacuum – it is important to vacuum the home regularly, particularly using one with an HEPA filter which will help clear up the dust and pet dander which are leading allergens. Don’t Dust – if possible the allergy […]

Shallow Breathing Technique Can Fight Asthma

Shallow Breathing Technique Can Fight Asthma

Coral Baglia started to suffer from asthma at the age of 42 and she realized that it was her breathing that was now different that caused her to develop asthma at this late stage. She resolved to change herself since she was unable to control all the various triggers that are causing to have an […]

I Am Allergic To Cats But Not Dogs, Why? Dr Hecht Answers

I Am Allergic To Cats But Not Dogs, Why? Dr Hecht Answers

If all those allergic to cats are wondering why they can be around dogs but not cats, then there is a simple answer according to Dr Mitchell Hecht of the Philadelphia inquirer, and that is Dander. It isn’t the hair or the fur that is causing the allergic reaction to cats to appear; rather it […]

Do You Have A Cold Or Is It Mold Allergies?

Do You Have A Cold Or Is It Mold Allergies?

Mold allergies are very common, however many people are unable to identify them simply because the symptoms of an allergic reaction to mold is very similar to the symptoms that one commonly experiences when one has a cold or even the flu. People living in certain areas, certain kinds of homes or engaged in certain […]

Porridge To Prevent Asthma?

Porridge To Prevent Asthma?

Finnish scientists discovered a link between babies being fed oats (from which porridge is made) early in life and lowered risk of developing asthma later in life. The study found that the risk of developing asthma reduced by two thirds among babies who were started off on porridge before 5 months of age. Multiple studies […]

Preparing Your Child To Enter The World With Food Allergies

Preparing Your Child To Enter The World With Food Allergies

If you are the parent of a child with extreme food allergies, then you no doubt are concerned for their well being every time they step out the door! As parents we tend to imagine the worse when our child is not in our direct care — especially if they suffer from extreme food allergies! […]

Meditation Can Help Ease Asthma Pain

Meditation Can Help Ease Asthma Pain

When you think of meditation, you probably think of people sitting on a floor with their hands folded and their legs bent, looking like a Buddhist monk from a bad movie. While some people will use this position to meditate, this is not what meditation means. Instead, when you meditate, you are actually using the […]

Six Foods That Cause Allergic Reactions In Children

Six Foods That Cause Allergic Reactions In Children

It has been determined that there are six foods that result in 90% of all food related allergic reactions in children! These six foods when first tasted or ingested in a child’s lifetime, could result in a dire or adverse effect. This is why, you have to monitor your child when he is trying any […]