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Pneumonitis

Do you have Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis?

By The Air Purifier

This is an allergic reaction that causes inflammation in and around the air sacs of the lungs. This reaction can be caused by small organisms like dust, mold spores and chemicals. Most people exposed to small amounts of …

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Post Nasal Drip

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Post-Nasal Drip: What Causes it & What Cures it?

By Dr. Kristie

If you experience a persistent cough and often feel mucous collecting in the back of the throat, you may be suffering from a common condition known as post-nasal drip or post-nasal drainage. The symptoms of post-nasal drip are…

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Aspergillus Fumigatus

Vitamin D may Prevent Asthma Complications

By Dr. Kristie

Asthma is a difficult disease, especially for those who participate in sports - and most asthmatics would love to have a natural alternative to reduce their risk of asthma attacks. Vitamin D for asthma has shown promise for improvin…

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Seasonal Allergy Relief

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Natural Treatments for Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

By Dr. Kristie

It’s that time of year when environmental allergies start to make their appearance. The sneezingrunny nose, and watery eyes can make for a very unpleasant warm weather experience. Unfortunately, traditional medications …

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Dry Cough

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Five Little Known Causes of Dry Cough

By Dr. Kristie

Are you experiencing an annoying, dry cough? While a dry cough can come from a variety of causes including upper respiratory infections, sinusitis, colds, and flu, and even more serious problems such as tuberculosis, pneumonia, and cance…

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Sinus Infection

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Are Antibiotics Really Justified for Sinusitis Treatment?

By Dr. Kristie

It’s not a pleasant feeling when your sinuses are clogged and your head and face ache. Sinusitis problems can, no doubt, be an uncomfortable experience for those unlucky enough to experience it. Sinusitis is an inflam…

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Triggers Asthma

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Do Household Cleaning Products Increase the Risk of Asthma?

By Dr. Kristie

Are you concerned about the use of chemical products in your home and the risk of asthma?  If so, you may want to re-evaluate the cleaning products you’re currently using. According to a study, the use of sprays

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Does Asthma Cause COPD

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The Difference Between COPD and Asthma

By Melissa J. Murphy

Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, may have many similarities as far as symptoms are concerned, but they are very different conditions in terms of onset and reversibility.

What is COPD?

COPD is a term…

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Bronchitis

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Bronchitis Treatment: When should you see a Doctor?

By Dr. Kristie

Are you coughingwheezing, and running a fever? These are three of the most common signs and symptoms of bronchitis. Acute bronchitis is a condition that often occurs in the winter months when people spend more time ind…

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Asthma Treatments

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Vitamin D and Asthma: Can it Help Treat the Symptoms?

By Dr. Kristie

Childhood asthma can be a frustrating problem for both parents and children. Identifying triggers which cause asthma flare-ups in a child can take a great deal of detective work. Some common environmental factors which ca…

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COPD Diet

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What Diet is Best for COPD?

By Dr. Kristie

COPD is the abbreviation for a lung disease known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – a term which encompasses both emphysema and chronic bronchitis. This group of lung diseases is more commonly seen in smokers, and can lead to serio…

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Stop Watery Eyes

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What's the Best Treatment for Allergy Eyes?

By Dr. Kristie

Spring is in the air, but so is the pollen which means that millions of allergy sufferers will be sneezing, sniffling, and rubbing their red, itchy eyes. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you may be looking for a way to reliev…

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