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I have been seeing a homeopath for six months now for anxiety airborne allergies asthma and menopause symptoms still don't have any improvement?

I have been seeing a homeopath for six months now for  anxiety airborne allergies asthma and menopause symptoms still don't have any improvement?

Homeopathy: You may achieve better results in treating your allergies and asthma with allergen immunotherapy, which in concept is similar to homeopathy, by giving small increasing doses of the things you are allergic to and modifying your immune response to them. This is scientifically proven to work, consult a board certified allergist and about it. ...Read more

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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Does ostio arthritis, diverticulitis , connective tissue disease, hypothyroidism , early menopause, uterus polyp, asthma collectively mean anything ?

Does ostio arthritis, diverticulitis , connective tissue disease, hypothyroidism , early menopause, uterus polyp, asthma collectively mean anything ?

Yes different diseas: Different diseases can co-exist, I am not aware of a syndrome encompassing all those, a rheumatologist and an allergist/immunologist can definitely help, goodluck, . ...Read more

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I was wondering are e-cigarettes harmful to asthma sufferer?

I was wondering are e-cigarettes harmful to asthma sufferer?

Jury out for now: However, do not be fooled that these are harmless. They are still satisfying your nicotine addiction. Perhaps down the road you may be out of e cigs and revert back to regular ones. I know its tough (I went through it myself) but cold turkey ( and it does hurt) is the only way. GOOD LUCK ...Read more

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Can you outgrow asthma? I.E. Have it as a kid, then completely be free of asthma as an adult? If so, how does that work? Thank you.

Can you outgrow asthma? I.E. Have it as a kid, then completely be free of asthma as an adult?  If so, how does that work?  Thank you.

Not really...: Asthma is a chronic, incurable disease. However, you can have long, symptom-free intervals between exacerbations. Sometimes, these intervals can even last for years! but, you can develop an asthma exacerbation at any time, even after many symptom-free years so your asthma is really not gone, just in remission! avoiding known triggers and avoiding smoking can lessen your chances of an acute episode. ...Read more

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Can asthmatics smoke the e cig i dont smoke but i heard it helps asthma ppl put eucalyptus liquid in it is this true?

Can asthmatics smoke the e cig i dont smoke but i heard it helps asthma ppl put eucalyptus liquid in it is this true?

No: In fact, it tends to irritate the lungs and the jury is still out as to whether it still poses harm to the airways. My gut feeling it is e cig will likely be less harmful than smoking but not totally harmless. It certainly does not help asthma. ...Read more

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After playing a couple hours of basketball i noticed it was hard catch my breath? Hr was very elevated and this has happened before . E.I. Asthma?

After playing a couple hours of basketball i noticed it was hard catch my breath? Hr was very elevated and  this has happened before . E.I. Asthma?

Could be: 90% of all people have asthma have exercise as a trigger. The symptoms usually occur about 6 into aerobic exercise. Symptoms are problems exhaling, cough, wheeze, shortness of breath or chest tightness. With rest, the symptoms resolve. An allergist or pulmonologist can perform exercise lung function testing to confirm or rule out exercise induced bronchospasm (asthma). There is good treatment. ...Read more

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How to cure asthma?

How to cure asthma?

You don't: Asthma is a chronic condition of increased small airway reactions. There are genetic and environmental factors that persist throughout life, usually becoming evident in childhood. One learns to live with their asthma & present medications offer a near normal existence to most. There is no cure, there are programs that promote stability & reduced flare ups through early recognition of problems. ...Read more

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What is skin asthma?

What is skin asthma?

A misnomer: It's a form of skin allergy called eczema, also called atopic dermatitis. It manifests as red scaly patches anywhere in the body. Treatment includes heavy moisturization and avoidance of allergens if possible. Several oral medications are also available. ...Read more

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Can asthma be cured?

Can asthma be cured?

Controlled: Asthma is a chronic disease and the aim is to control the symptoms. It is not "cured" but as it is controlled symptoms become less frequent. Always look for triggers in the environment and i your home, as well as seasonal allergic triggers. Infections, scents, changes in weather can all trigger symptoms. Learn about your meds and always follow your action plan. ...Read more

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Is asthma communicable?

Is asthma communicable?

No: It is not; asthma is the body's response to allergens or irritants in the air. Individual's responses to these stimuli vary widely, but they are not shared. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

Asthma is a disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more