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Corticosteroids for asthma treatment

Children with asthma treated with corticosteroid drugs can have suppressed growth according to The Cochrane Review. Studies find that children’s growth slows within the first year of treatment. Corticosteroids only treat the symptoms and while they can prevent death from … Continue reading

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Eating dirty things…

Let them eat dirt I say! The latest study shows that when infants are exposed dirty things in the first year of life are less likely to suffer from allergies, wheezing and asthma. We’ve always know that farm-raised kids have … Continue reading

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Osha is an herb – a very fine herb indeed

Studies done on the herb Osha show that it has anti-asthmatic action along with anti-viral and anti-microbial properties. Osha root contains volatile, an alkaloid, sterols, and saponins which together fight indigestion, inflammation, sinus congestion, asthma, allergies, flu, the common cold … Continue reading

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Canola, soybean and corn oil vitamin E are causing lung disease, asthma

Is vitamin E causing lung inflammation? Well, yes and no. It all depends on where the vitamin E comes from. Vitamin E supplements made from canola, soybean and corn are tied to a rising incidence of lung inflammation and, possibly, … Continue reading

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What causes disease?

Disease is a process of inflammation in the body. Arthritis, colitis, cystitis, dermatitis, gastritis, nephritis and neuritis – even Alzheimer’s, asthma, cancer, diabetes and heart disease are common inflammatory conditions that make life miserable and kill. This is where serrapeptase … Continue reading

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Bring on the asthma

Want your child to have a higher risk of asthma? Then be sure to load them up on antibiotics before their first birthday… Infants on antibiotics before their first birthday can have an increased risk of developing asthma, according to … Continue reading

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Oil pulling for healthy teeth and gums

Oil pulling can help your teeth and gums be healthy and even recover from disease. Commercial mouthwashes contain fluoride, alcohol, artificial flavors, chemical sweeteners and many other harmful additives that poison your body. Not so with oil pulling! Oil pulling … Continue reading

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Tobacco companies want to ban the smoking bans

Anti-smoking laws for public places and workplaces in both the US and Europe were quickly followed by significant drops in preterm births and child asthma hospitalization. Asthma and preterm births both dropped by 10% within the first year of smoke-free … Continue reading

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Rosemary improves mood and learning

Rosemary is another cooking herb that went to alternative medicine school. Rosemary is a stimulant for the central nervous system to pick up mental fatigue and elevate mood. Rosemary has a long history as an herb that improves concentration and … Continue reading

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Puppy dogs and babies

Believe it or not, a child’s risk for developing allergies and/or asthma is reduced by having a doggie in the household during child infancy. The fact is that exposure to dust in a house where dogs run both indoors and … Continue reading

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Junk salt blues

All this crazy stuff about cutting salt out of your diet is maddening. Salt is not the basic problem, but rather highly processed and fast-foods that are uber-high in processed salt. Foods that are high in processed salt (alongside other … Continue reading

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Has your doctor mentioned this?

The Chinese herb “Chai Hu” has been around for thousands of years and it’s used medicinally for liver and viral infections as well as for balancing different organs and energy centers of the body. It is a tonic that strengthens … Continue reading

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Fungus Among Us

Here is my latest Real Health Talk article about testing for fungus and how to treat a fungal overgrowth naturally. Fungus overgrowing the human body brings with it many different symptoms. Pathogenic fungus can get its start early on in … Continue reading

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Medical care: Are we getting what we are paying for?

Americans spend more for health care than any other nation in the world; and yet, we are not the healthiest nation in the world. Two years ago I reported that the US was number 34 in the world for infant … Continue reading

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 10/17/13

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 10/10/13

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Deadly food additive sodium benzoate

ALL POINTS BULLETIN: Be on the lookout for Sodium Benzoate. KNOWN HANGOUTS: Sodium Benzoate lurks around in soft drinks, energy drinks and processed foods. This armed and dangerous “preservative salt” is made by mixing sodium hydroxide and benzoic acid. Sodium … Continue reading

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Crazy for incense

Hazard assessments of incense smoke have associated incense smoke with health problems including: eye, nose, throat and skin irritation; respiratory symptoms, asthma; headaches; exacerbation of cardiovascular disease and changes in lung-cell structure. In the latest study, particles and gases emitted … Continue reading

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Grandma’s smoking causes asthma!

Passing down asthma: Grandma’s smoking can increase your risk of asthma – even if your mother never took up the habit. Researchers now show how the chemicals and environmental factors we are exposed to can affect the health of family … Continue reading

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Milk doesn’t a body good

A study published in the journal Pediatrics, by the American Academy of Pediatrics, shows an association between the use of antibiotics in the first year of life linked to an increase in the occurrence of asthma. The study also noted … Continue reading

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