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How Salt Therapy Can Help With Shortness of Breath

Historical evidence has shown that the use of salt therapy for medicinal purposes can be traced to as far back as 150 years. This was around the time that Hippocrates, one of the earliest Greek physicians, suggested that salt inhalation was a way to treat conditions affecting respiratory health. As years went by, other cultures…

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Emphysema Explained

Emphysema is a nasty, chronic lung disease that ultimately gets worse over time. If you’re familiar with the term COPD, then you’ve probably heard of emphysema before. That’s because emphysema is a form of COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder. Our delicate lungs consist of tiny air sacs called alveoli. In a healthy breathing individual,…

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Parenting Tips: Managing Your Child’s Back to School Anxiety

And just like that, summer is officially over and it’s officially fall. And with fall comes the start of school. It’s not uncommon for your child to feel anxious about going back to school, particularly if they are transitioning from grade school to junior high or junior high to senior high. Some kids entering kindergarten…

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How to Tell the Difference Between a Cold and the Flu

Have you woken up sneezing and coughing? Do you feel feverish? Do your muscles ache? It’s not uncommon for people to come down with a cold or the flu when seasons change. However, the dramatic change in temperature isn’t the direct reason for these illnesses. Studies show that the two main agents of the common…

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How to Fight the Common Triggers of Fall Allergies

The most common triggers of seasonal allergies are grass, mold, and pollen. And because these are most common during the spring, you may think that allergy season is over now that it’s fall. Unfortunately, fall also comes with its culprits for fall allergies. Now that the leaves are falling and the air is cooling, there…

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Asthma Explained

Before you can understand what asthma is, you need to understand how the airways work. The airways are the tubes that carry air into and out of your lungs. Asthma is chronic lung disease that causes these airways to inflame and narrow. The muscles around the airways tighten causing the airways to become narrower, causing…

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The Respiratory Benefits of Steam Sauna Therapy

Image Credit If you’ve ever inhaled the steam from your coffee and enjoyed how much the shot of hot air made you feel, sauna therapy is similar — just on a more grandiose scale. Steam is something that is used in homeopathic medicine to deal with a variety of respiratory ailments. Ever taken a hot…

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