Asthma

The 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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Women: Get the Benefits of Fish for Your Heart Health

…cancer; * easing depression; * stabilizing coronary artery plaque to prevent rupture; and * improving a whole host of medical conditions, including asthma, inflammatory bowel disease, ADD, and more. For now, I'd like to focus on the benefits of fish for women's heart health. One 2004 study documented…

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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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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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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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Secondhand Smoke 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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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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