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Allergic Rhinitis, How to Treat it
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There are many manifestations and treatments that work that are reviewed. Symptoms can extend to asthma, hives, angioedema, or anaphylaxis. Air filters and avoiding allergen are helpful.

Asthma
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In this overview of asthma the causes that explain the substantial rise in asthma are reviewed. The mechanism of developing asthma, mainstream and CAM treatments, and their side effects are reviewed. Integrative strategies are proposed.

Asthma
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Dr. Len gives an overview of what asthma is and how it affects us. Triggers are reviewed and their mechanism of action are reviewed. The role of the intestinal tract and its microflora in causing immune reactions are explained. Treatment from both mainstream and CAM approaches are reviewed and leaky gut syndrome is explained.

Cough and Asthma with Dr. Fred Nachtway
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Asthma is found across all age groups and it often presents as a cough. Allergic rhinitis and reflux esophagitis often cause cough too. Bronchial provocation testing helps identify those people with a cough who have asthma from those with esophagitis. The prevalence of asthma is increasing and air pollution is probably part of the reason. ...

Does Aspirin Save Lives?
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Despite a lot of excitement about aspirin, scientists can't seem to agree on whether it helps healthy people live longer and suffer from fewer heart attacks and strokes. Published studies in the mainstream medical journals on the same nine studies included in a metaanalysis differ. The study published by the Bayer Aspirin people showed a benefit. ...

Hay Fever Management
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It can lead to asthma, hives, or angioedema. Causes, mainstream and CAM approaches to management are discussed. Conventional therapies work, but are not the safest and they do have possible significant side effects.

Magnesium
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This mineral has profound effects on our biochemistry and physiology in many diseases such as asthma and heart disease. Measuring it is under-utilized and should involve measuring intracellular levels, not just serum levels.

Managing Your Allergies
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Environmental pollution causes many allergies such as asthma, eczema, hay fever. Most allergies are preventable. Roadside traffic is a common pollutant that causes pollution. Mainstream treatment blocks the symptoms of allergies but does nothing to treat the underlying cause. The dangers of antihistamines, bronchodilators, and steroids are ...

Preview, Asthma
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Dr. Len defines what asthma is and how it affects us and provides an overview of the subject. Methods of treatment in both the mainstream and CAM are reviewed.

Quitting Smoking Before Surgery
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We know smoking is unhealthy, but before surgery it is particularly problematic. Stopping before surgery makes a big difference in the risk for post operative pulmonary problems. The advantages are discussed.

Stress, the GI Tract, and Immunity
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The effects of stress on immunity has been studied and shows that it even affects the number and types of microbes that can survive in the human GI tract. Probiotics have a lot to do with digestion, synthesis of vitamins such as vitamin K, B5, B6 and biotin, stimulation of immunity, regulation of immunity. Many people consider the stool in ...

Super Natural Home with Beth Greer Part II
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Indoor pollution is worse, according to the EPA, than outside. Volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, come from paints and glues and should be avoided. They are endocrine disruptors that are not safe. Even candles and air fresheners are another source of air pollution in the home. Beeswax is best for candles. Fragrances have up to 100 chemicals ...

Super Natural Home with Beth Greer Part V
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Summer trips can be "green" and there are green hotels and camps for kids that are not only environmentally safe, but also offer healthy foods that are trans fat and high fructose corn syrup free. Airline food and water is generally not healthy; it is best bring your own snacks and to use bottled water. Natural sunscreens are another concern ...

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