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Allergy, Asthma
Here in northern California, allergies are a significant health problem leading to fatigue, sick days from work and school, and secondary infections.  Allergic rhinitis is a reaction to seasonal airborne allergens.  It affects about 7 perce...
What are Allergies?An allergies is an abnormal reaction to ordinarily harmless substance or substances. These sensitizing substances, called allergens, may be inhaled, swallowed or come into contact with the skin.Substances that cause allergic reacti...
OVERUSE OF ANTIBIOTICSWe are overusing antibiotics so that bacterial resistance is becoming a significant threat. The CDC has estimated that treatment of infections due to resistant bacteria costs more than $4 billion annually. There are many factors...
For those with allergies or asthma, keeping dust under control is essential to overall health. It is also a good idea for those without any health problems and a buildup of dust can cause cold-like symptoms if breathed in too much. Additionally, too ...
On September 11, 2001, when the World Trade Center towers crashed down, around 3017 persons were reported dead officially. However, the aftermath of 9/11 is still continuing and not many know about it.Know about MesotheliomaMesothelioma is a deadly f...
Allergy-free Landscapes that Attract Birds Thomas Leo OgrenPart one of a series of articlesNot all trees and shrubs that attract birds are allergy-free choices, but it is perfectly possible to create a personal landscape that will be...
Bruxism is a common problem that has been faced by a number of people irrespective of their knowledge that they are suffering from Bruxism. This is commonly known as grinding of the tooth. The grinding of the teeth or clenching of the teeth is done a...
50 million Americans are suffering from allergies right now and they're just as desperate for relief as you are.You could turn to allergy medications like antihistamines to ease your symptoms. But they come with side effects. Drowsiness is the mos...
Consumer Reports Magazine Knowingly Recommends Inferior Air Cleaners And Air Purifiers.This information, is brought to you by Absolute Air Cleaners and Purifiers Inc. When a trusted and respected consumer product review magazine does not properly tes...
There are over 1000 species of mold that are common in the United States, and most of them can have serious consequences for both your house and your health. The United States Center for Disease Control says that mold spores are a major irritant for ...
Almost every one of us has someone in our life whom we wish we could change or whom we wish would change; desiring them to do things differently or to be different. It might be a boss, coworker, colleague, team member, friend, family member or worse,...
Dust Mite InformationHow many sleep in your bed and carpet?What's in house dust that's so bad?Dust mites, Dust mite fecal pellets, Mold Spores, Pollen, Shed skin cells and Pet dander.What are dust mites doing in my house?They're living in upholstery,...
When first learning to do Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), a very common question that arises is, "What word(s) should I use for the set up phrase" What should I say? Since I estimate that 90% of the people I work with from around the country hav...
Two new studies help to show the power of nutrition to assist allergies and asthma. In one study people with higher levels of folic acid in their blood had had fewer IgE antibodies, fewer reported allergies, less wheezing and lower likelihood of asth...
Herbal medicine, also called botanical medicine or phytomedicine, refers to the use of a plant's seeds, berries, roots, leaves, bark, or flowers for medicinal purposes. Herbalism is becoming more main stream as improvements in study and quality contr...
HEPA FILTERED VACUUM CLEANERSWHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN MAKING A PURCHASE.This information, is brought to you by Absolute Air Cleaners and Purifiers Inc. First, some quick history about vacuum cleaners!The first vacuum cleaner was invented and Patented in...
The sense of taste, in its higher, more refined state, is capable of discerning what the body most needs at any given time. However, when blunted or debased, it discerns not what is wholesome in a given moment, but what is tasty, or even what will f...
It Is Your Choice to MakeWhat will you do without Sudafed on YOUR side of the counter?Pseudoephedrine is being removed from the isles of your grocery store and pharmacy because of all of potential abuse related to the drug. Yet, as the commercials sa...
Cirrhosis is the liver disorder that is characterized by the damage to the liver tissues. The occurrence of the cirrhosis is being noted to be occurring more in the people who drink alcohol a lot. As healthy tissue is replaced with scar tissue, the l...
Local Honey and Allergies, Revisited, 2009Some years ago I wrote several articles touting the use of local honey to help alleviate seasonal pollen allergy/hay fever symptoms. I wrote that I had seen local honey used numerous times with very good effe...
In this day and age, it is very common for people to have food intolerances. Weak digestion, unbalanced bowel flora, hypersensitive immune function, stress and poor dietary habits can all play a role in contributing to the symptoms of intolerance. It...
From the air filter in your car to the lint filter in your clothes dryer, one thing is certain: If they are not clean, they just do not work. Thats the common wisdom behind nasal cleansing. The nose is the bodys filter and is an effective and an effe...
Causes of Symptoms: Asthma is a disorder of the respiratory system characterized by severe paroxysms of difficult breathing. The onset of an attack is sudden, though the patient starts feeling uneasy, drowsy and irritable a little before the difficul...
With fad diets out there telling us over and over again that to lose weight we need to deprive ourselves, it’s no wonder that so many people think that starvation is the best diet tool of all. I mean, we’re taught that food is the enemy, ...
When we men start buying skin care products, we dont look too much in the components and nature of the product in front of us. We just tend glaze over the counter and read general features, such as anti-aging, no more wrinkles, bye bye greasy skin. ...