Respiratory

Questions to Ask If You’re Diagnosed with COPD

Questions to Ask If You’re Diagnosed with COPD

August 21, 2016

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

Secrets to Managing COPD
Nutrition

Secrets to Managing COPD

Dawn Fielding, RCP, AE-C | August 15, 2016

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

Survive an Asthma Attack With No Inhaler

Survive an Asthma Attack With No Inhaler

Richard ­Firshein, DO | June 6, 2016

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

Guide to 17 Natural Ways to Calm a Cough
Respiratory

Guide to 17 Natural Ways to Calm a Cough

February 19, 2016

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

Natural Relief from Asthma

Natural Relief from Asthma

Jamison Starbuck, ND | August 18, 2015

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

What E-Cigarettes Really Do to Your Lungs
Respiratory

What E-Cigarettes Really Do to Your Lungs

August 11, 2015

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

Musician’s Lung Secret
Respiratory

Musician’s Lung Secret

April 14, 2015

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

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

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

March 17, 2015

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

Can a Chinese Herbal Paste Help COPD?

Can a Chinese Herbal Paste Help COPD?

Hong Jin, DAOM, MD (PRC), LAc | March 17, 2015

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

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

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

February 23, 2015

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

Relieve COPD Flare-Ups with Vitamin D

Relieve COPD Flare-Ups with Vitamin D

February 13, 2015

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

Give Your Cough the Finger
Respiratory

Give Your Cough the Finger

February 9, 2015

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

A Drug-Free Solution to a Lingering Cough
Respiratory

A Drug-Free Solution to a Lingering Cough

November 13, 2014

A very common cause of a lingering cough is an upper respiratory infection that has come and gone. You and…

How Cooking Oil with the Right Vitamin E Can Help You Breathe
Respiratory

How Cooking Oil with the Right Vitamin E Can Help You Breathe

Joan M. Cook-Mills, PhD | July 14, 2014

I’m sure you’ve been keeping up with the “good cooking oil/bad cooking oil” health updates. Remember when we were all…

How to Survive an Asthma Attack Without an Inhaler

How to Survive an Asthma Attack Without an Inhaler

Richard ­Firshein, DO | April 10, 2014

If you have asthma, then you know how scary it can be when you have an attack and have trouble…