Drinking soda pop – carbonated soft drinks – is unhealthy. Even if you are drinking DIET pop. The infographic below provides an interesting collection of unhealthy effects. Things that you wouldn’t think about are affected by soft drinks: asthma obesity heart disease kidney disease diabetes osteoporosis The average American drinks 52 GALLONS of soda per […]
Allergies and asthma go together: One-third of those with allergic rhinitis will develop asthma at some time. Even higher in children! Can that be avoided? The answer is yes. Read more to find out how.
Dr. Grossan’s book, Free Yourself From Sinus and Allergy Problems Permanently, includes a rare description of Guided Imagery to help manage sinusitis. Worth a read …
As I promised last week, when I introduced food allergy expert Dr. Janice Joneja, the following is a transcript of my first interview with Dr. Jonega: This is the transcript (provided by www.castingwords.com) Interview with Dr. Joneja. Warning – this is over 3,000 words. Just listen to the Podcast of the Interview with Dr. Joneja. […]
Content Curation in Healthcare I am ambivalent about the internet as a resource for healthcare information. On the one hand, it is great to be empowered, to have the ability to find information for yourself about your condition, or for your child or family member. On the other hand, there is just SO MUCH trash […]
Thinking about getting yourself (or your child) allergy-tested? Read more to find out how it is done these days, and decide which method is best for you or your child.
.This is an update from an article that I posted about a year ago, What to Look For in a Humidifier: the Good, the Bad, the Ugly. As we enter the cold and flu season, as the weather cools down and we turn up the heat at home, at school, and at work, nasal drying […]
Allergic rhinitis – usually simply called “allergies” – is a chronic illness resulting in stuffy, runny nose, nasal congestion. Itchy, burning eyes and general low energy are often associated. Take a look at those couple of pollen grains and it’s easy to see why your eyes might itch. Ouch! You know all that, or you wouldn’t […]
Can you think your way to better health? The Mind-Body Connection. Let’s say you (or your child) have asthma – can simply imagining yourself healthier, breathing more easily, controlling your anxiety, actually improve your asthma symptoms? Randomized Clinical Trials – the gold standard for medical evidence – are suggesting that the answer is yes. Picturing […]
This is Part 2 of the Ask-the-Expert article on using Acupuncture as a remedy for Childhood Asthma. Please see Part 1, Acupuncture for Childhood Asthma, for an introduction to our expert, Robin Green, who has earned a Masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine, as well as a License in Acupuncture. I want to send a […]
It is with great excitement that I introduce our expert for this Ask The Expert series – Robin Green, L.Ac. (that’s Licensed Acupuncturist). She has also earned a Masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine (MTCM)! Robin is well-trained and experienced in the healing arts, and she is passionate about working to optimize the health of […]
Well, the poll results are in. I usually try to take a poll down once a couple hundred results are recorded. This poll has reached over 290 results, and the results were not what I had expected: What Methods Do We Use for Nasal Saline Rinses? 51% still use the Neti pot, as you can […]