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5 Ways to Use Herbs to Replace Asthma Medicine

Asthma is a respiratory disorder which is characterized by inflammation and constriction of the air passages. Some of the common symptoms of asthma include wheezing, coughing, difficulty in breathing; tightening sensation in the chest etc. asthma is usually triggered by allergens, cold air, emotional stress and even viral illness. While it is true that there […]

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Yoga: A Solution to your Asthma Attacks

When you are suffering from coughing, wheezing and tightness in your chest after a brisk walk or a round of physical exercise you are probably suffering from a bronchial disorder called asthma. Its a misnomer to think that asthma patients should not exert at all. With the help of yoga you can actually find a […]

Asthma Triggering Allergies

Common Asthma Triggering Allergies

Asthma attacks can be caused or triggered due to the action of certain allergens.  This means that asthma is triggered by allergies which tend to increase the inflammation caused and make it difficult for the asthmatic patient to breathe normally.  The following are some of the most common types of asthma triggering allergies: Food Allergies: […]

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Problems Posed By Antibiotics, Air Pollution

This article speaks about the increased risk of emphysema and related lung problems among those who live in areas with higher air pollution such as high traffic roads etc. According to research, air pollution can be responsible for worsening symptoms of problems such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), as well as other […]

Asthma And Wheezing? It Could Be Your Household Spray Warn Experts

Asthma And Wheezing? It Could Be Your Household Spray Warn Experts

If you or someone in your family has asthma, it could be that the symptoms of asthma are exacerbated by something as innocuous seeming as your household cleaning sprays. They could also be the culprits responsible for initiating breathing troubles even for those that do not have asthma. According to a recent study, inhaling chemicals […]

Study Shows Asthma And Some Allergies Related To Obesity And Weight Gain

Study Shows Asthma And Some Allergies Related To Obesity And Weight Gain

While many people with asthma also have allergies or their asthma is triggered by allergies, there is now a study proving that many of these people have asthma and allergies because they are either obese or overweight. Dr. Jun Ma from Palo Alto Medical Research Institute in California conducted a study of 4,500 men and […]

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Depression/Stress And Allergy/Asthma May Be Interlinked

Two separate studies have shown how the conditions of allergies and asthma are related to risk of depression: According to one study conducted by the department of psychiatry at the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in Baltimore, allergy sufferers are more prone to worsening mood, cognition and quality of life. In spring as well […]

Turning Off An Overly Aggressive Immune System

Turning Off An Overly Aggressive Immune System

People who suffer from asthma and allergies often ask, “Why me?” Researchers may now have the answer to that question. Research centered on mast cells, a type of immune cell. When there are too many mast cells, the immune system reacts in an overly aggressive way, causing allergies and asthma. By studying cells from mice, […]

Reduce Asthma And Allergy Symptoms With Folic Acid

Reduce Asthma And Allergy Symptoms With Folic Acid

Pregnant women have known the importance of having adequate amounts of folic acid in their diet before and at the beginning of pregnancy to help reduce the likelihood that their children will have a special form of birth defect known as a neural tube defect. Now it appears that folic acid suppelments can also help […]

Are You Aware Of Allergy Induced Asthma?

Are You Aware Of Allergy Induced Asthma?

Allergy induced asthma is one of the most common forms of asthma. Almost 50% of all adults and 90% of kids are affected with this allergic asthma. When ever you are exposed to the substances to which your body is sensitive, called allergens, your body immune system produces histamines. Histamines are responsible in causing inflammations […]