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Breath Holding (Definition)

A breath-holding spell is an event in which a child stops breathing for a short time. These spells can cause a child to pass out (lose consciousness). Breath-holding spells often happen when a young child is angry or afraid. These spells can happen right after a minor accident or painful ...Read more


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Natural remedies for chest congestion and a cough?

Natural remedies for chest congestion and a cough?

Honey: One of the simplest is a teaspoon of honey every 4-6 hours for cough and increase your water intake. ...Read more

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Home remedies for acidity, gas and bad breath?Please!

Home remedies for acidity, gas and bad breath?Please!

Multiple reason: Although there are multiple reasons for bad breath, one reason is bacteria in your mouth and particularly the ones that cause gum disease. To eliminate that from the equation make sure you get a professional dental checkup/ cleaning, and be on top of home care specially flossing and brushing teeth and tongue. ...Read more

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What causes non stop deep coughing, shortness of breath, chest congestion? I coughed for 45 minutes straight last night, causing lack of breath.

What causes non stop deep coughing, shortness of breath, chest congestion? I coughed for 45 minutes straight last night, causing lack of breath.

See your Dr.: Those symptoms make me think that you might have pneumonia. This is the time to go see a doctor and get checked. There are other causes as well but they are going to require physical exam. Go see your doctor. Now is the time. ...Read more

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Congested chest&sticky phlegm in throat, best home remedies to bring quick relief? For adults? For children?

Congested chest&sticky phlegm in throat, best home remedies to bring quick relief? For adults? For children?

Lots of fluids!: Extra fluids may help. Make your own cough medicine by using 1 part tea, 1part honey, and l part lemon juice. An "expectorant" is an over-the-counter medication which may help to liquify mucous secretions and make them easier to cough up. Don't give honey to babies under one year old. And it goes without saying that a non-smoking environment will be helpful to everyone. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies i can try to help soothe my asthma symptoms..Such as wheezing or breathlessnes, other than using my inhaler?

Are there any home remedies i can try to help soothe my asthma symptoms..Such as wheezing or breathlessnes, other than using my inhaler?

Inhaler is best: Quick-relief medication like albuterol is preferred way to get relief from asthma symptoms. It helps to stay calm, relax, remove yourself from asthma triggers (if present) it's controversial, but yoga can help with breathing relaxation. ...Read more

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Cure for bad breath?

Cure for bad breath?

Where is it?: You must first find out where it is coming from? It could be your mouth (teeth or tongue), throat (tonsils or adenoids) or even stomach (hiatal hernia) before you can come up with a cure. ...Read more

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Any remedies for fingers that develop pain after holding a pen too long?

Any remedies for fingers that develop pain after holding a pen too long?

Not holding the pen: Seriously, lighten your grip and length of time holding the pen. Nsaids like Aleve (naproxen) miight help. ...Read more

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Is holding in gas bad for you?

Is holding in gas bad for you?

Not bad: But uncomfortable. Find a private place and eliminate your gas all the best. ...Read more

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How can I help take care of a cancer patient with shortness of breath while sitting upright?

Oxygen: Talk to pulmonologist. If patient short if breath at rest in sitting position, he/she may need oxygen. Start with primary care and pulmonologist evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there danger in holding your breath over 3 minutes!?

Is there danger in holding your breath over 3 minutes!?

Passing out: And hitting your head, causing a head bleed, dying. Or nothing at all. Make sure you practice in your bed. ...Read more

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Smoker with anxiety symptoms. Cough mucus short of breath. Heard quitting causes shortness of breath. I ALREADY can't breathe. Nervous to try.

Smoker with anxiety symptoms. Cough mucus short of breath. Heard quitting causes shortness of breath. I ALREADY can't breathe. Nervous to try.

You can quit: There's a rarely mentioned fact I know: The smoking breath pattern - In, Hold, Exhale (fully, slowly) thru lips - is very, very good for you. That pattern alone can lower BP (for awhile) and makes you feel really good. When smokers quit, they lose this advantage. Some of the distress is due to this. You can win by continuing to do the breath pattern w/out the cigarette! 'Smoke' w/out cigarettes! ...Read more

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My kids' breath smells unbearable! what are some home remedies to cure this problem?

My kids' breath smells unbearable! what are some home remedies to cure this problem?

Clean tongue: With a tongue cleaner or toothbrush but i would check with a pediatrician and dentist to make sure there is nothing serious going on. Bad breath can be the sign of other illness. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with hiatus hernia. Symptoms- some reflux, and bad breath. Any solutions to bad breath ? Any home remedies ?

I was diagnosed with hiatus hernia. Symptoms- some reflux, and bad breath. Any solutions to bad breath ? Any home remedies ?

Baking soda: Baking soda is a good home ready to neutralize acid from reflux, often responsible for symptoms. If the hernia is small, it probably isn't responsible for the symptoms. I it's large, may require surgical repair by an experienced laparoscopic surgeon. ...Read more

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Home remedies for Coughing with phlegm.

Home remedies for Coughing with phlegm.

Cough: A good remedy for coughing is honey (buckwheat is good choice) with lemon juice added to Chamomile tea or ginger tea. Hydrate well. Humidifier can help. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for chest congestion and a cough?

What are some natural remedies for chest congestion and a cough?

Cough : When given accurately, homeopathic remedies in 30c potency can often help acute symptoms of cough & congestion. Bryonia alba helps with coughs that go down into the chest -- & cough is dry, hard, & painful. Patient holds onto the chest. Causticum has dry, irritated cough -- worse from laughing, talking, or any sort of air friction. It's a main remedy for bronchitis. Coccus cacti: paroxysms. ...Read more

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S holding your breath while pregnant bad for the baby?

S holding your breath while pregnant bad for the baby?

It depends: Holding your breath can increase intra-abdominal pressure which may not be good for placental blood flow. I want to know why you would be holding your breath. ...Read more

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