Respiratory

Respiratory

Try These Fast Fixes for Your Cough

Even over-the-counter cough remedies have side effects…and studies show they don’t even work that well. Here, the natural fixes that do…

Respiratory

Is Toxic Algae in a Pond or Stream Near You?

Blue-green algae on lakes, streams, ponds and other fresh waterways sometimes produces toxins that can make you sick. Here’s what you need to know…

Respiratory

Mistakes People Make When Using an Inhaler

Imagine that you were prescribed one pill a day, and on some days you swallowed only one quarter…on other days,…

Asthma

Thunderstorms Can Trigger Asthma Attacks

Eight people in greater Melbourne, Australia, died as a result of a freak thunderstorm last November, and thousands more were…

Asthma

5 Mistakes To Avoid If You Have Asthma

You’ll be surprised by some of the lesser known triggers… Whether it’s the wintertime pleasure of sitting next to a…

Respiratory

What’s Really Causing That Annoying Cough?

It may be something you’d never expect… The occasional cough is nothing more than your body’s normal lung maintenance—a quick…

COPD

Questions to Ask If You’re Diagnosed with COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes emphysema, chronic bronchitis and/or other lung conditions, affects an estimated 30 million Americans.…

Diet & Nutrition

Secrets to Managing COPD

Few doctors talk about these important steps… If you are living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the simple act…

Asthma

Survive an Asthma Attack With No Inhaler

A rescue inhaler can be your best friend if you’re gasping from a serious asthma attack. But what do you…

Respiratory

Guide to 17 Natural Ways to Calm a Cough

It's exhausting when you have a cough that just hangs on. Drugstore syrups can help, but they aren’t the best…

Asthma

Natural Relief from Asthma

Asthma is a disease that begins in childhood, right? Well, not always. Though many adult asthma sufferers have struggled with…

Respiratory

What E-Cigarettes Really Do to Your Lungs

Let’s face it—debates over e-cigarettes won’t be over anytime soon. Users (and, of course, manufacturers) say that they are safer…

Respiratory

Musician’s Lung Secret

With Leonard Nimoy's recent passing, we've been reminded of the extensive damage lung disease (usually caused by smoking!) can do.…

Asthma

Breathe Easier with COPD, Asthma, Allergies and Other Respiratory Conditions

People with chronic respiratory illnesses often use drugs to help them breathe better. But these drugs can have serious side…

COPD

Can a Chinese Herbal Paste Help COPD?

Eastern and Western medicine often seem to take very different approaches to the concept of wellness—a perfect example is an…