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Q&A: Protein for Brain Protection; Sugar Alcohols; Potassium Overdose

Q. I keep seeing ads during the nightly news for a supplement containing a protein originally found in jellyfish that’s supposed to protect your memory. Could this really work?
A. When evaluating such claims, the first question to ask is whether they are supported by clinical trials published in a peer-reviewed

4 of the Best Asthma Home Remedies

Herbs for asthma treatment can be effective, natural tools for reducing symptoms. Here we list some of the most effective asthma home remedies, including boswellia extract and turmeric.

5. Asthma

Asthma is a chronic disease that often starts in childhood but can occur for the first time in adulthood, even later in life. In the United States, about 19 million adults and seven million children have asthma.
People with asthma have inflammation in their airways. This inflammation causes episodes of coughing,

4. Treatment for COPD

Even though COPD cannot be cured, it can be treated. Treatment is aimed at reducing symptoms, preventing the disease from getting worse, improving the ability to exercise, preventing and treating complications, and preventing and treating exacerbations.
For those with COPD who are current smokers, the most important first treatment will be

Anxiety Symptoms Associated with Medical Conditions and Drug Use

Anxiety Symptoms Associated with Medical Conditions and Drug Use

It’s normal to feel anxiety symptoms when diagnosed with a serious disease. Some drugs can also produce anxiety—both legal drugs that are used to treat certain medical conditions and street drugs used recreationally.

Several medical conditions produce biological changes in the body that can result in anxiety symptoms. These include:

Heart disease
Diabetes
Anemia
Infection
Thyroid problems,

Steroid Medications: Consider Risks as Well as Benefits

The first steroid medication, cortisone, earned the reputation of a “miracle drug” more than 60 years ago when it was found to be effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis. Since then, the number of steroid medications has grown, along with the number of diseases and disorders that are treated with them.

Unfortunately,

Identifying COPD Is Key for Preventing Additional Lung Damage

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)—an umbrella term for chronic lung diseases that include emphysema and chronic bronchitis—affects seven million women. Unfortunately, millions more women have COPD but have not been diagnosed.

“The medications that we use for COPD can help alleviate symptoms, but they do not alter the disease itself,” explains

Identify and Successfully Manage Adult-Onset Asthma

Asthma, a chronic lung disease that causes inflammation in and narrowing of airways, is often thought of as a child’s disease. But, adults can develop asthma—a condition known as adult-onset asthma—in their 50s, 60s, and beyond. “I do see adult-onset asthma in older women, especially if they have chronic sinusitis,”

COPD Medications List: What to Expect

COPD Medications List: What to Expect

There are no cures for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but your doctor will work with you to figure out the right COPD medications and combinations of meds to relieve your symptoms. COPD exacerbation treatment in particular may involve several drugs.

Below is a COPD medications list to inform you about

Managing COPD

A quick guide to the top-researched, most effective home remedies for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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