Best Constipation Relief

Constipation is very common and in most cases it does not represent any health risks although constipation can be very bothersome and stressful. Fortunately, increase of bowel movements can be achieved relatively easily and most often without the use of medications. To achieve constipation relief you need to know its causes. In most cases constipation is caused by diet low […]

Symptoms and Causes of Chronic Constipation

The majority of people suffer from acute constipation (temporary) which usually does not represent any health risks and can be successfully managed with a healthy diet and change of lifestyle. In more severe cases constipation can persist despite self-help measures. Constipation persisting more than three month is called chronic constipation. Symptoms of chronic constipation are similar to those in acute […]

Most Common Causes of Constipation

According to the majority of health experts a healthy bowel movement rates in a healthy person vary from three times per day to three times per week. Frequency, quantity, color, shape and hardness of stools usually greatly varies and depends on several factors such as diet, amount of fluid intake, menstruation cycle, stress, traveling, etc. Constipation is when having less […]

Twin Pregnancy – Being Pregnant with Twins

Are you expecting twins? If so, you are among the fortunate 2% pregnant women who were “blessed” twice. Twin pregnancy is very rare and according to the statistics roughly 2% of all births in the world are twins, while twin pregnancy happens to three in every 100 pregnant women in the United States. However, double joy also means double trouble. […]

Why Taking Dietary Supplements During Pregnancy and Their Safety

All the necessary nutrients for healthy development of your baby can be obtained through food and if eating diversified and nutrient-rich foods you probably do not need any dietary supplements. However, if you do not like particular foods which contain essential nutrients for healthy development of the baby or if you believe you might be short on certain vitamins and […]

Asthma Medication Long and Short Term Effects

Asthma cannot be cured nor successfully controlled only with trigger avoidance. People suffering from asthma usually need to take one or several asthma medications depending from case to case. Asthma medications can be generally divided into long-term-control medications and quick-relief medications for asthma. The first are used to prevent asthma attacks, while the second group of medications are used to […]

Asthma Home Remedies – Alternative Asthma Treatment

Asthma control commonly requires treatment with asthma medications but severity and frequency of the asthma symptoms mostly depend on patient’s willingness to take more responsibility for their health. In addition to asthma medications it is highly important to avoid or eliminate asthma triggers even if it means giving your pet up for adoption. Besides the standard asthma control measures and […]

Asthma Inhalers – Types of Asthma Inhalers

Asthma medications are commonly taken with inhalers, devices which deliver a specific dose of medication directly in the lungs to prevent or relieve an asthma attack. There are two basic types of asthma inhalers. Which one to choose greatly depends on prescribed medication – some medications are available only with certain type of inhaler, the patient’s needs and severity of […]

Symptoms, Severity and Frequency of Asthma Attacks

When the airways in the lung are constricted and inflamed commonly when being exposed to triggers a patient gets an asthma attack: wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing, chest tightness or pain, and increased expiratory and pulse rate. Symptoms, severity and frequency of asthma attacks greatly vary from patient to patient ranging from mild wheezing to severe asthmatic episodes which may […]

How to Properly Control Asthma

There is no cure for asthma but it is highly important to treat it as soon as possible. Asthma treatment greatly varies from person to person and severity of asthma but it always features trigger avoidance and taking one or several asthma medications. It is always better to prevent than to cure and that is especially true for asthma. It […]

Asthma Causes – Genetic and environmental risk factors

Unlike triggers which provoke the asthma attack, asthma causes are not exactly known. However, due to the fact that asthma is prevalent in the developed countries – 7% of the population of the United States suffer from asthma some theories are more probable than the others. Factors which might be the main causes are generally divided into environmental, genetic and […]

The Most Common Signs and Symptoms of Asthma

Asthma affects millions of people worldwide, while asthma prevalence is greater in the developed countries. It is characterized by asthma attacks severity of which greatly varies from person to person. People with milder form of asthma have mild asthma attacks such as occasional wheezing and function completely normally between the asthma episodes, while people suffering from sever asthma require immediate […]

What is the Definition of Asthma

Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease which affects 7% of population of the United States of both genders and all ages. It is characterized by inflammation and constriction of the airways in the lungs (bronchi) which cause asthma attacks severity of which ranges from minor wheezing to severe asthma attacks which may lead to respiratory arrest and death. The number […]

Colon Cleansers and Constipation

In addition to healthy lifestyle and diet, laxatives and fiber supplements, colon cleansers are used for constipation relief as well. Colon cleansing increases bowel movements and removes the toxic waste which accumulates in the intestines, commonly referred as mucoid plaque which is believed to be the cause of numerous diseases. There is little scientific evidence to support the health benefits […]

Know Some of The Best and Healthy Foods for Weight Loss

Weight loss actually comes down to an easy math; you need to eat fewer calories than your body burns. There are certain foods that augment your weight loss process and even increase your body’s energy level. These foods help you feel fuller throughout the day and reduce your cravings. Eating right foods can also kick up your metabolic rate which […]