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Your Rx: What Your Doctor Won't Tell You
more than 20 different types of drugs. Caffeine can interfere with theophylline, a drug used to treat wheezing and shortness of breath from asthma, bronchitis, and other lung conditions. And generally, alcohol is a no-no. “Alcohol
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Eat the Rainbow
disease and certain forms of cancer. Lycopene-rich foods also have been shown to decrease symptoms of wheezing , asthma and shortness of breath in people when they exercise. Tomato Canned and cooked tomatoes have been shown to contain more lycopene
Is Your Furniture Making You Sick?
Inhaled mercury vapors, which are odorless, can cause shortness of breath , chest pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and high blood ..... allergies, asthma, nausea, coughing, chest tightness, and wheezing . What to do: Choose pressed-wood products made with phenol
O 's Smoking Challenge Update
and my favorite uncle died of lung cancer. My father-in-law has emphysema and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease )—he lives next door. And I have COPD myself—I know smoking is one of the causes. But my mother is in the
3 Ways to Make Up for Your Past Health Mistakes
Within 48 hours, your senses of smell and taste begin to recover. The next month, you may notice that your cough and shortness of breath are improving. And once you reach the ten-year mark, your risk of death from lung cancer will almost equal the risk
Summer Fitness Dos and Don'ts
time adjusting to the decrease in oxygen and the change in air pressure, leading to flulike symptoms such as dizziness, shortness of breath , nausea, headaches, extreme fatigue and confusion. DO take it slow for the first 24 to 48 hours, because it's easier
A Leading Cause of Death You Don't Even Know About
sepsis. High fever (or abnormally low temperature), chills, and/or shaking Difficulty breathing, hyperventilation, shortness of breath Warm skin or rash Rapid heartbeat (over 90 beats per minute) Mental confusion Abnormal white blood count (usually high
Dr. Oz's Keys to a Healthy Heart
women? A: Women are less likely than men to experience chest discomfort during a heart attack, and more likely to have shortness of breath , weakness or fatigue , nausea or vomiting, indigestion, dizziness, or pain in the back, neck, or jaw. In addition
What's Your Skin Trying to Tell You About Your Health?
relief. If you notice other symptoms, like painless swelling of the lymph nodes, unexplained weight loss, fatigue, and shortness of breath , see your doctor. When caught early, these cancers can have a good prognosis. If you have: Discoloration or swelling
Ask Oprah's All Stars, "Ultimate Checklists" - FULL EPISODE
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-- But women don't have that -- -- Wouldn't we use your shortness of breath and want to watch it you can't get your breath. The number one thing I think about you have a heart issue