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5 Tips To Manage Asthma

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Identify, eliminate common food allergens like milk, soybean, chocolate, peanuts, eggs. Reduce exposure to airborne allergens like pollen, molds, animal dander, fragrances and dust. Consume magnesium rich foods as it relieves muscle spasm. Use omega-3 oils to reduce inflammatory reactions in body. Increased Vit C intake has shown to relieve asthma symptoms.

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterized by recurring symptoms. Common symptoms include wheezing, shortness of breath and cough. While there is no exact cure for asthma, it can be managed by avoiding the common triggers and with the right use of medication.

5 Tips to Reduce Your Incidence of Asthma

Identify Food Allergens

Food allergens

Identify and eliminate food allergens through Acupressure Allergy Relief – more than 90% of children under the age of 16 are allergic, about 70% of asthmatics between the ages of 16 and 30 are allergic and 1/2 of those over 30 are allergic. The most common food allergens are eggs, milk products, wheat, oats, corn, gluten, soybean, citrus, chocolate and peanuts. A study of 284 asthmatic children found food sensitivities in 75% of them, and other studies have identified food allergy as the sole cause of asthma in upto 40% of adults. Try eliminating these foods from your diet and watch for improvement.

Eliminate Airborne Allergens

Pollen Allergies

Identify and eliminate airborne allergens such as molds, pollen, animal dander, fragrances and dust. Reduce exposure to these allergens.

Magnesium

Magnesium

Reduce the spasticity of your airways by taking magnesium. It is well-known for it’s ability to relieve muscle spasm.

Omega-3 Oils

Omega 3 Oil

Omega-3 oils have been shown to reduce the inflammatory reactions in the body involved in asthma.

Vitamin C

Vitamin C

11 clinical studies have shown improvement in asthma patients who took Vitamin C.

Gaila Strawn

Dr. Gaila Mackenzie-Strawn is a Board Certified Traditional Naturopath who has over 30 years of experience treating and educating both patients and other healthcare practitioners in the field of natural medicine. Her passion in life is to help others regain and maintain good health and she believes that information and education are keys to having optimum health. She has been invited as an expert guest on several radio and TV talk shows (including The Montel Williams Show). In addition to her professional practice, she produced and hosted a weekly radio program on San Diego radio stations, KMB, KSDO and KCEO from 1986-2004. The syndicated talk show Women's Health Talk, which she also produced and hosted, was aired on 65 radio stations through Talk America Radio Network.

Gaila Strawn

Dr. Gaila Mackenzie-Strawn is a Board Certified Traditional Naturopath who has over 30 years of experience treating and educating both patients and other healthcare practitioners in the field of natural medicine. Her passion in life is to help others regain and maintain good health and she believes that information and education are keys to having optimum health. She has been invited as an expert guest on several radio and TV talk shows (including The Montel Williams Show). In addition to her professional practice, she produced and hosted a weekly radio program on San Diego radio stations, KMB, KSDO and KCEO from 1986-2004. The syndicated talk show Women's Health Talk, which she also produced and hosted, was aired on 65 radio stations through Talk America Radio Network.

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