Causes of Asthma

Allergic asthma – what causes it? Asthma has many causes Did you know? Bronchial asthma is the most common chronic disease in children and its rate is increasing every year. Up to ten percent of people under the age of 18 are affected by asthma, as are one in twenty adults. Asthma is especially common …

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Are you allergic to your cat?

Cat allergy? What exactly is it? We would like to clear up a misunderstanding here: cat allergy is often called “cat hair allergy”, like other allergies to animal hair. This term is misleading. Cat hair is not the real cause of the allergy, although it plays a central role in the spread of allergens. The …

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Diet for a Healthy Asthmatic

“There is a medical term, known as the Respiratory Quotient (RQ) that represents the amount of energy expended by the lungs to rid the body of carbon dioxide generated by the metabolism of foods. Different foods have different Rqs. The higher the RQ, the harder the lungs work. Carbohydrates have a quotient of 1; fats …

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