Asthma

The 14 Most Dangerous Toxins to the Heart

…most public water supplies, it reacts with naturally occurring elements in water to form toxins called trihalomethanes. These have been linked with asthma, cancer, and heart disease. Chlorine has also been shown to interfere with thyroid function. Limit your time in chlorinated pools or spas, as chlorine…

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The Heart Health Benefits of Watermelon

…The health benefits of watermelon include quenching inflammation, an underlying culprit in heart disease, diabetes, colon cancer, arthritis, and asthma. How to make Watermelon Delight: Fill up a blender with chunks of chilled watermelon. Add water (either filtered, bottle, or fresh spring) until the…

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6 Ways to Get Natural Allergy Relief

…allergies. For those of you who, like me, have seasonal allergies that can move quickly into asthma, use this foundation. Sneezing, itchy eyes and watery noses are annoying. But they are not life threatening. But asthma is different, and can deteriorate to a highly reactive and constrictive airway situation…

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Chicken Soup for the Lungs—A Natural Cold & Flu Treatment

…-up” chicken soup is loaded with hot spices to support your immune system and to help thin and expel mucus. People with upper respiratory viruses, asthma, and bronchitis usually produce excess mucus, which eventually gets into the lungs. This buildup often leads to bronchospasms—the constriction of…

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Low Cholesterol Levels Can Hurt Your Immune System

…same researchers as the above study, using slightly fewer cases. The risk was stronger among men, and in older compared to younger participants. Asthma was not related to cholesterol. * Individuals with LDL cholesterol below 70 have 15 times the risk of developing cancer, and five times the risk of…

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Dangers of Mobile Phone Radiation

Those of you who follow my newsletter or hear me lecture know that I am very bullish on the dangers of wireless technologies in general, and cell phone radiation risks in particular. It’s my personal belief that we’ll soon have the science to defend legitimate concerns that what we cannot see…

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Secondhand Smoke Even Hurts Your Pets

…poisoning is toxic. According to this literature, cats living with smoking owners have double the rate of feline leukemia, more breathing problems like asthma, and higher rates of oral cancers (when cats lick their smoke-laden fur, grooming themselves delivers toxins to the mouth). Dogs cohabitating with…

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How Dangerous is Your Bathroom?

…physical dilemmas ranging from cancer to infertility. We have long known that fragrances in perfumes, hair sprays, and even some skin creams can trigger asthma and other lung issues for those who are environmentally sensitive. Dr. Sinatra and I have even seen cases where a cardiac arrhythmia was provoked by…

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