Allergies & Asthma

  • 4/16/2019
    A study found that taking a brisk walk for less than 10 minutes per day is associated with a decrease in the risk of developing a disability for those with osteoarthritis in a lower-extremity joint.
  • Springtime Allergies on the Rise | Natural Health Blog
    You might be noticing that your allergies are worse than usual lately. If that’s the case, you are hardly alone. New research suggests that hay fever has been increasing in recent years.
  • Harmful Bacteria in Shower | Natural Health Blog
    If you consider yourself to be a pretty good housekeeper, then you probably focus on cleaning your bathroom. But there is one part of the bathroom that you likely never think to clean, and according to new research, it may be literally raining germs on you.
  • 5/3/2018
    If you’re prone to seasonal allergies, with spring in the air right now, you might be wishing that you could magically transport yourself to a pollen-free place. The question is, where?
  • Medications for Babies Linked to Allergies | Health Blog
    Watch out! New research suggests that taking certain common drugs could raise your child’s chances of developing allergies later on.
  • Hazardous Bacteria Inside Your Car | Natural Health Blog
    Do you eat, drink, and spill in your car? Aside from the aesthetic nightmare created by driving around in a pigpen and the humiliation if discovered by your mother or your boss, you might actually be creating a health risk in your own driver’s seat, even if the car stays parked in your garage.
  • Asthma Due to Weight | Children's Health Blog
    Carrying excess weight at a young age opens the door to a range of health issues. One less known problem is asthma. Learn more...
  • Arthritis in Younger People | Natural Health Blog
    The younger may be getting arthritis! A new study found that of the 91 million adults that have arthritis, almost one-third of them are between the ages of 18 and 64.
  • Best Cleaning Habits For Effective Hygiene | Natural Health Blog
    Even though experts disagree about how often we should change our sheets, wash our towels, and launder jeans, here are some home cleaning guidelines to consider.
  • Air Pollution Hazards From CA Fires | Natural Health Blog
    We all know about the CA fires, but do you know about the dangerous air quality it causes for weeks on end, exposing millions of people living throughout California to hazardous pollution?
  • Home Remedies For Bee Stings
    What causes bees to choose particular victims, to act so aggressively, and what can you do if you end up in a similar situation?
  • Why Food Allergies Rising | Natural Health Blog
    In the 1990s, food allergies were a fairly unusual occurrence. Today, millions of people suffer, and for some, the reaction may be life threatening.  Find out why and what you can do...
  • Allergy to avocados
    Did you know some are allergic to avocado?  Find out some pros and cons of this wildly loved fruit.
  • short term steroid use
    When you have pain or allergies, you may opt for a brief course of oral corticosteroids to relieve the inflammation. While it might sound harmless to take  steroids for just a few days, new research suggests it may actually be dangerous in a number of ways.
  • Health Benefits of Spring Cleaning | Natural Health Blog
    Spring cleaning offers a number of benefits, both mental and physical. To get an idea of some of the health benefits you can achieve with a good session of spring cleaning, read on.
  • Vitamin B Offers Air Pollution Protection | Natural Health Blog
    We all have to deal with automobile emissions, power plants, and the like that creates air pollution. But now new research suggests that we might be able to protect ourselves by taking vitamin B.
  • Eight Natural Ways To Ease Allergies | Health Blog
    Spring is Coming! Read on to learn eight natural tricks for easing your allergy symptoms and enjoy your spring much more.
  • Processed Meats Aggravate Asthma  | Natural Health Blog
    Most know processed meats are linked to cancer, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, and early mortality. And now, new research has discovered another health issue to which processed meats probably contribute: a worsening of asthma symptoms.
  • Bromelain Proteolytic Enzyme For Allergies | Natural Health Blog
    With an estimated 30 percent of the population suffering from nasal allergies, you may very well be among them and searching for a non-pharmaceutical way to get some relief. Whether you deal with seasonal allergies and are dreading the upcoming hay fever season or allergies are an all-year-round misery for you, any hope for resolving your sniffling, sneezing, watery eyes, scratchy throat, stuffy nose, headaches, and other awful symptoms sounds like a dream come true.
  • New Food Allergies Develop in Adults
    Many think of allergies as a youth-onset condition, most of us hardly expect to suddenly become allergic to foods we’ve enjoyed our entire lives on our 30th or 60th birthday. But adult-onset allergies occur with more frequency than you might expect.
  • Why Exposure to Germs Fights Germs | Immunity Health Blog
    A new study has just come out that once again confirms you need regular exposure to dirt and germs to keep your immune system in top shape.
  • Allergies Can Affect Heart Health | Natural Health Blog
    Children with allergies or asthma may have up to twice the risk of developing elevated blood pressure levels and high cholesterol.
  • Nasal Flushing & Proteolytic Enzymes, A Natural Alternative | Health Blog
    At least a third of allergy sufferers aren't satisfied with the medication they take because they aren't getting enough relief. As an alternative, nasal irrigation is, in many cases, better, faster, cheaper and safer.
  • Tattoo Skin Risks & Dangers | Natural Health Blog
    Adverse reactions may occur in 10 percent of those people who get tattoos, and they don't always resolve right away.
  • probiotics for allergy sufferers
    A recent study has found that probiotics may successfully ease the symptoms and severity of allergic rhinitis (aka seasonal allergies).
  • Career-Related Stress Causes Asthma | Natural Health Blog
    Individuals who are afraid they will soon be unemployed have a 60 percent greater chance of being diagnosed with new-onset asthma than those who feel more secure at work.
  • 9/11/2014
    According to new research, probiotics are showing promise in protecting against peanut allergies.
  • Tick Bites Cause Food Allergies
    It turns out that if you get bitten by a certain type of tick, you can develop an allergy to red meat.
  • 8/12/2014
    New research shows that the mere belief that exposure to a potential allergen has taken place can set off an asthma attack.
  • 5/31/2014
    Treating children with antibiotics before their first birthday may double the likelihood that they will develop asthma at some point in their lives.
  • blowing nose allergies
    New research out of Ohio State University in Columbus has found that stress might be responsible for making allergy symptoms even worse.
  • sweet honey
    In natural healing circles, honey long has been used for its multiple benefits. Its flavonoids and antioxidants have been shown to be cancer and heart disease preventive; it helps reduce ulcers and other gastrointestinal problems; it's antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal; it works as a cough suppressant; it heals wounds, it contains probiotics, it is a component of many skin crèmes, and it's an anti-allergenic agent and one of many natural allergy remedies, based on the theory that because honey contains tiny traces of pollen, repeated exposure should help build up immunity to those pollens. But if you've been taking your daily dose of honey without receiving any of these benefits, the reason may not be that honey is useless. It may be that your honey isn't actually honey.
  • peanut butter food recipes
    Many people do not encourage their children to eat peanut butter to prevent the development of a food allergy or asthma. However, new research shows that peanut butter can cut breast cancer risk.
  • cats_claw_bark plant
    The rainforest holds many natural medicine secrets still to be uncovered. One of the secrets that HAS been discovered, however, is a well-known tribal Peruvian cure-all that has been used for nearly 2,000 years. Cat's claw (Uña de Gato in Spanish) is a thorny vine that can grow up to 100 feet in the tropical regions of South and Central America. Its name comes from the rounded thorns that look like cat's claws that grow on the vine.
  • Oregano leaves in a bowl
    Oregano is an herb native to the Mediterranean region. It has been used for culinary purposes for centuries. The ancient Greeks must have understood its value as their name for the herb translates into "joy of the mountain."
  • Women Who Eat Nuts During Pregnancy Affect Their Children's Health | Natural Health Blog
    Women who eat peanuts and/or tree nuts most regularly have a significantly lower risk of having a child with an allergy to these nuts than do their peers who eat nuts less often.
  • 8/12/2013
    Flower Pollen benefits a wide array of functions and strengthen immunity. A powerful supplement, flower pollen extract is more efficient and cleaner.
  • Aloe Vera Benefits
    Aloe vera is an amazing mixture of more than 200 constituents, including polysaccharides, enzymes, glycoproteins, amino acids, vitamins and minerals.
  • Natural Allergy Remedies
    A 2011 study of over two million individuals found that the frequency of allergies in the US increased by almost six percent within a four-year timeframe...and continues to rise.
  • Natural allergy remedies
    If you've been taking your daily dose of honey without receiving any benefits, the reason may not be that honey is useless. It may be that your honey isn't actually honey.
  • Natural health remedies for asthma
    Recent research has started to confirm that natural remedies may be able to provide relief similar to asthma medications, enabling asthma sufferers to rely less on drugs.
  • Sperm allergy
    Up to 40,000 women in the US alone have a condition known as "seminal plasma allergy," which means they're allergic to their partner's sperm.
  • 2/27/2013
    Claims that genetically modified cows produce allergen-free milk, that is essentially human milk, are over-generalized and misleading with aims for profit.
  • Higher Pollen Levels From Climate Change
    Seasonal allergy sufferers may have to face even worse bouts of stuffy noses, itchy red eyes, and scratchy throats in coming years as, according to the latest research, pollen levels are expected to double by 2040.
  • 10/13/2012
    According to new reports genetically modified cows were developed to perk up the biblical version by producing milk that's free of allergens, much like human milk.
  • 7/31/2012
    More than 50 million people have allergic diseases, making them the sixth-leading cause of chronic illness in the USA. Rather than just suppressing the symptoms, it is best to deal with the cause of allergies: foreign proteins in the blood. Read a list of articles about what you can do naturally.
  • 6/19/2012
     A recent study found that country kids have a far lower incidence of food allergies than their counterparts in big cities do. The researchers found that a whopping 9.8 percent of children living in urban centers have some kind of food allergy, while 6.2 percent of those living in rural areas do.
  • 6/7/2012
    A number of snack foods are now looking to jump on the gluten free bandwagon -- clearly labeling and advertising their junk food treats as "gluten-free" to attract the masses of consumers who are trying to cut out gluten for health or weight loss purposes.
  • 2/4/2012
    Researchers say they might have a solution to the wine-allergy problem. According to an article in The Journal of Proteome Research, Danish scientists have identified a particular type of organic compound in wine that they think accounts for adverse allergic reactions in some drinkers.
  • Babies allergic to cats and other pets
    According to The Centers for Disease Control, pets can reduce blood pressure, cholesterol, and triglycerides. A study from the University of Buffalo found that, in fact, stockbrokers who petted their dogs while under duress lowered their blood pressure more effectively than those who took ACE inhibitors.  And a related study by the Delta Society found that being with pets lowered levels of the stress hormone cortisol in less than five minutes.
  • 6/9/2011
    The number of asthma sufferers in the United States is on the rise, hitting unprecedented levels, according to research at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. The findings suggest that as of 2009, close to one in every 12 Americans -- including one in every 10 children -- are asthmatic.  Read on to find out what natural health remedies help to minimize asthma symptoms!
  • 2/8/2011
    Bruno Chomel,a professor of zoonoses at University of California Davis, and his co-author Ben Sun reviewed published literature about people's physical contact with their pets  and found that there are indeed health risks. They came up with about 100 risks associated with "pet intimacy," -- including sleeping with pets, kissing them, and being licked by them.
  • 12/23/2010
    Researchers have learned that there are taste receptors not only in our mouths, but in our lungs as well.
  • 6/15/2010
    People with mood disorders experience worse depression in the presence of allergies. Learn more about allergy season and dietary supplements that may help to reduce allergy symptoms naturally.
  • 5/7/2009
    A new study out of the Boston University School of Medicine has confirmed that cockroaches are the leading cause of asthma among inner city kids.
  • 4/25/2009
    A huge, international study has determined that babies who take acetaminophen have a greatly increased risk of developing childhood asthma, eczema, and eye and nose problems down the road.
  • 3/26/2009
    Scientists out of Duke University announced that a new treatment for peanut allergies may be imminent, by building up immunity over time.
  • 3/2/2009
    The focus of this newsletter is on diseases that affect the bronchioles and alveoli. We're talking about COPD, emphysema, bronchitis, asthma, allergies, flu, pneumonia, cystic fibrosis, pulmonary fibrosis, and pulmonary embolisms.
  • 9/30/2008
    Researchers found that the subjects who had spent the most time in outdoor pools as children had by far the highest incidence of asthma.
  • 7/24/2008
    A new study has found a strong link between eating nuts when pregnant and having asthmatic children.
  • 3/20/2008
    A new study by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology confirms that pediatric allergies can significantly impair a child's daily functioning, academic achievement, and ability to sleep.
  • 6/12/2007
    Canadian Researchers announced today that studies prove that children who got antibiotics as babies had double the risk of developing asthma by age 7.
  • 5/24/2007
    Food allergies are not always triggered by food. They are often the result of a cumulative build up of other allergens in the body.
  • proteolytic enzymes in foods help with food allergies
     It is very common for people to automatically assume that a food allergy is directly triggered by food, however, this is not always the case.
  • 8/25/2006
    Incidence rates are increasing worldwide for allergies and asthma in children. Listen to Jon as he discusses what's happening as a byproduct of the quality of life we live today and what we can do to prevent life threatening conditions in our children.
  • 4/24/2006
    Take an alternative look at understanding and managing allergies.
  • 10/13/2003
    In this newsletter Jon looks at a study which findings believed to be the first of their kind in the United States that found a link between antibiotics, allergies and asthma in children.
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