Articles: asthma

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  1. Asthma - A Multifactorial Disease?

    by M Amir

    5.4 million people in the UK have asthma. This means that 1 in every 11 people has asthma. Every 10 seconds someone has a life-threatening asthma attack.

  2. Asthma and Air Pollution

    by Lisa Saffron

    There is no doubt that air pollution contributes to asthma and other respiratory problems but contrary to popular belief, there is doubt that air pollution directly causes asthma.<...

  3. Asthma and its Aromatherapy Management

    by Dr Vivian Lunny

    "Not all people with asthma have allergies. Roughly 5% of the population lives with asthma".

  4. Asthma Interferential Therapy and Chartered Physiotherapy

    by Wendy Emberson

    A five-year-old boy developed asthma at six months old after being prescribed antibiotics for an ear infection. After a short course of Interferential Therapy [IFT] and chest physi...

  5. Asthma Treatment using Salbutamol and Ma Huang

    by Attilio D\'Alberto

    This article focuses on asthma, a complex disorder involving biochemical, autonomic, immunologic, infectious, endocrine and psychological factors to varying degrees in individuals....

  6. Breath is Life

    by Linda Gamlin

    I would like to open up a debate about breathing with this article, which I hope will lead to a deeper understanding, and a more fruitful application of breathing techniques. I als...

  7. Buteyko Breathing for Health

    by Rosalba Courtney

    Breathing is one of our most important functions and plays a large part in the patterns of disease and health. Most doctors and health care practitioners know little about how peop...

  8. Case Study Issue 104: Buteyko Treatment for Asthma

    by Janet Brindley

    Buteyko treatment was developed in 1950s Russia by Dr Konstantin Buteyko Thirty years later, its benefits were recognized by the Russian authorities who approved it for use in asth...

  9. Homeopathy and Asthma

    by Dr Angela Jones

    Children are a joy to treat with homeopathy. Not only are their characteristics clearly and openly displayed in the consulting room; they also respond wonderfully well to the corre...

  10. One Hundred Years of Treating Asthma

    by Jennifer Worth

    Jennifer Worth, a retired nurse and midwife who has written extensively about allergic diseases, has a long family history of living and coping with asthma, and shares some effecti...

  11. Prevention of Atopic Asthma

    by Mary Cameron Ph.D

    House dust mites are found in most houses. Their numbers have increased dramatically in recent years, and there is evidence that this has led to a corresponding rise in the number ...

  12. The Asthma Epidemic

    by Dr John Mansfield

    Currently, the mortality rate for England and Wales is just under 2,000 per annum. Yet in 1929 Conybeare's text book of medicine, a standard 'bible' of medicine at that time, state...

  13. The Buteyko Method and the Importance of Carbon Dioxide

    by Dr Alina Vasiljeva and Dr David Nias

    An asthma attack is the body's way of attempting to reduce the airflow passing through the lungs in order to reduce carbon dioxide loss. According to Buteyko, 150 different chronic...

  14. The Importance of Breathing

    by Dr Natalia and Dr Sergei Lapa

    Breathing is one of the most important and most "instant" of all the vital functions of the body and yet the understanding of it, let alone the correction and therapeutic use of it...

  15. Transformational Breathing A new process for health & wellbeing

    by David Thorpe

    A new process for health and wellbeing by David Thorpe Transformational Breathing is a powerful self-healing process. It opens up restricted breathing patterns, clears the subconsc...

  16. Yoga and Breathing Exercises for Asthma

    by Lisa Saffron

    Much emphasis is placed upon environmental factors in asthma prevention and treatment, but the profound role of breathing is not sufficiently acknowledged as a therapeutic option. ...

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