Pneumonia

Natural Treatments for Cold and Flu

…incredible speed. This is especially important in the fight against H1N1 because this flu infects both the upper respiratory tract and the lungs, making pneumonia a grave concern for the small subset of patients who have serious complications from this virus. To use, put 8–10 drops of eucalyptus oil on a handkerchief…

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The Glycemic Index Explained

…exchange to sugar, but it has some remarkable health-promoting abilities, too. Xylitol has been shown to help prevent sinus infections, bronchitis, pneumonia, and middle ear infections. It’s also a powerful tool for fighting dental cavities and plaque formation. Another sugar substitute that I recommend…

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Dangers of an Underactive Thyroid

…bacterial infections, especially those of the respiratory and urinary tracts. Sinus problems, sore throats, middle-ear infections, tonsillitis, pneumonia, and other respiratory problems have gone from relatively rare conditions to common and recurring complaints. Business is booming for allergists and…

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Why You Should Not Get the Flu Shot

…in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine similarly reports that there has been no decrease in deaths from influenza and pneumonia, despite the fact that vaccination coverage among the elderly has increased from 15 percent in 1980 to 65 percent today. What Can You Do to Truly…

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