Respiratory

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

Play the Harmonica to Strengthen Your Lungs

Blowing the blues is good for your lungs. So is just about anything else you play on a harmonica. Whether…

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…

Asthma

CART: A Better Way to Catch Your Breath if You Have Asthma

Asthma. The very mention of the word can make you feel like you have a boa constrictor wrapped around your…

COPD

Relieve COPD Flare-Ups with Vitamin D

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a crippling combination of chronic bronchitis and emphysema. If you have it, you’re worn…

Respiratory

Give Your Cough the Finger

You are in the middle of a crowded room and a coughing jag hits. The usual helpers—throat lozenges, water or…