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I'm often asked, "What is the best vitamin C supplement for asthma?" We battle allergic asthma that is triggered by things like pet dander and seasonal pollen.  Years back, when my son was about 6, he got some random virus that was going around school.  He had a fever, congestion,...

Chinese Herbs for food allergies, eczema, and asthma

Chinese Herbs for Food Allergies, Eczema, and Asthma If you or anyone you love lives with food allergies, eczema, and/or asthma you follow the work of Dr. Xiu-Min Li. Henry Ehrlich spoke with me about his new book "Traditional Chinese Medicine, Western Science, and the Fight Against Allergic Disease" which...

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It takes a village to raise a child.  On a microscopic level, each child is a village unto himself; and that village sculpts everything from their immune system to psyche. DURING OUR recent conversation, Professor Christopher Lowry of University of Colorado elegantly painted the picture of each person as a...

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Nanoparticles  with  Peanut  Protein  Intravenously Deliver  Tolerance I  was honored to speak with Dr Stephen Miller of Northwestern University Medical School.  I emailed him after a reader had directed me to the study press release discussing how he and his team had 'turned off peanut allergy.' In the interview, Dr...

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// You’re not sickly – your environment’s just changing way too quickly! -An interview with Moises Velasquez-Manoff, author of “An Epidemic of Absence: A New Way of Understanding Allergies and Autoimmune Diseases.”   I admit I scoured “An Epidemic of Absence: A New Way of Understanding Allergies and Autoimmune Diseases”...

Epidemic of Absence

Eczema, Asthma, Allergy:  What does the Hygiene Hypothesis tell us? The hygiene hypothesis essentially talks about the lack of early exposure to - microbes, parasites, infectious disease... - leading to a miseducated immune system manifesting in things like eczema, asthma, food allergies, MS, Crohns... you name it.  Essentially, at its...

meds for food allergy and asthma

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