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What Causes Cystic Fibrosis (Plus Symptoms and Treatment)

Cystic fibrosis is a progressive genetic disorder that affects over 30,000 people in the United States, according to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Patient Registry. When the disease was first reported in 1938, it was described as “mucoviscidosis” to emphasize a...

Lower Respiratory Tract Infection and Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases

Lower respiratory tract infection is often used as a synonym for pneumonia. However, this condition can refer to a host of illnesses affecting the airways below the larynx. While many people recover quickly from lower respiratory tract illnesses, these diseases...

Allergic to Peanuts? Learn About Peanut Allergy Symptoms and Treatment

Allergic to peanuts? A common condition, peanut allergies are unfortunately on the rise in this country. In fact, the affliction now impacts nearly 2.5% of all children in the United States, though about 20% of those young people go on...

Breaking Out in Hives? Let’s Get Some Hives Relief

Hives, also known as urticaria, are red bumps that occur on the skin, but the exact appearance of hives depends on the person and the cause. They might appear as tiny swollen, pale or dark red bumps, or they can...

Egg Allergy: Symptoms and Healthy Egg Alternatives

The amino acid balance of egg protein is almost perfect to meet human requirements. Eggs furnish such a good and complete source of amino acids and protein that they  provide the gold standard for all foods. While eggs are at...

Bronchiolitis and Bronchitis: What’s the Difference?

Various lung-related conditions such as bronchiolitis and bronchitis can be triggered by both environmental causes and other factors. The treatment regimen varies with the condition and the length of time a person has it. Common-sense approaches, such as good hygiene...

Emphysema: Symptoms, Causes and Life Expectancy

A stubborn cough that doesn’t want to go away can be concerning for anyone. But if you’re a former smoker, it can be a scary situation, and the possibility of a health condition like emphysema has likely crossed your mind....

What Is COPD and How Can Essential Amino Acids Help?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in America, with over 11 million sufferers and millions more remaining undiagnosed. With appropriate treatment and essential amino acid nutrition, COPD can be managed, but it can also...

The Rising Rates of Asthma: Theories Behind Asthma’s Growing Numbers

Asthma is a common chronic lung disease that affects millions of people across the globe. It's unknown what exactly causes it, but scientists believe that both genetic and environmental factors play a role in the development of the disease. Asthma...

Acid Reflux: What Causes It and Remedies to Help Soothe the Burn

You may be among the millions of people who suffer from acid reflux and heartburn. Some reflux is normal and harmless, but when it happens frequently, it can burn the inside of your esophagus and lead to more serious problems....

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