7 Herbs for Asthma

7 Herbs for Asthma

I tend to use about 15 drops in acute situations — most effective when there is tightness around the airway that signals an attack is imminent but spasms have not yet begun.

Childhood asthma and inflammation – the role of dietary fatty acids

Childhood asthma and inflammation – the role of dietary fatty acids

Natural Health News — Dietary intake of two fatty acids, omega-3 and omega-6, may have opposite effects on the severity of asthma in children and may also play opposite roles in modifying their response to indoor air pollution.

Integrative medicine improves the physical and mental health of people with allergic asthma

Integrative medicine improves the physical and mental health of people with allergic asthma

According to a study, integrative medicine that involves acupuncture can help enhance the physical and mental health of individuals with allergic asthma. The results of the trial revealed that an integrative medicine approach to asthma treatment can help improve both quality of life and physical and mental health among individuals who were diagnosed with allergic asthma.

Vitamin D may help pollution-related symptoms in obese kids

Vitamin D may help pollution-related symptoms in obese kids

Overall, they found that having low vitamin D levels in the blood was related to the harmful respiratory effects of indoor air pollution among obese children with asthma. Conversely, in homes that had the highest indoor air pollution, higher blood vitamin D levels were linked to fewer asthma symptoms in obese children.

Pet Exposure May Reduce Allergies

Pet Exposure May Reduce Allergies

In the process, some unpleasant and, in extreme cases, life-threatening symptoms may be experienced … An allergic reaction may occur anywhere in the body, but usually appears in the skin, eyes, lining of the stomach, nose, sinuses, throat and lungs — places where special immune system cells are stationed to fight off invaders that are inhaled, swallowed or come in contact with the skin." Pet Ownership Lowers Your Child's Risk of Allergies A recent study found children who live with cats and dogs as infants are less likely to develop allergies later in childhood.