Category Archives for "asthma"

A narrowing and constricting of the lungs along with inflammation triggered by an external stimulus such as pollen, dander, food… that causes a person to wheeze and cough. Asthma symptoms range from repetitive cough & wheeze to fatigue after exercise or exertion. (Side note: an asthma symptom to look out for in children is fatigue after exercise. Children have a difficult time recognizing asthma symptoms, let alone communicating them – and fatigue after exercise can be an indicator)

Asthma can be chronic. And, it’s most definitely suckass.

Allopathic medicine offers avoidance, steroids, immune dampening drugs, and emergency plans. And while all of these can be LIFESAVING, I am interested in deeper, longer lasting, healing.

“Say Hello to My Little Friends” Why haven’t ordered TSO yet?

So, I have been super gung ho on TSO for the last several months.  I’ve imagined my son being symptom free of food allergies and asthma.  I’ve seen him eating veggies & dip with yummy sour cream and mayo.  I’ve seen us eating at a sushi restaurant – or any restaurant for that matter – […]

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Hercules, Food Allergy, and the Baked Milk Challenge

My son is learning about the Greek and Roman Gods and myths.  And Hercules is one of them.  When I thought of Hercules it was – ‘super strong muscular dude who slayed mythical dragons, animals, and warriors.” Like Yanni on steroids in a loin cloth or something.  Boy did I underestimate his journey. Well, and […]

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An Epidemic of Absence Part 2 – and a plan to heal allergies

Ok, so last nights reading kept me up until about 2am.  Not just the reading, but the section talking about maternal contributions to children being born allergic.  I ruminated to the point of neausea.  In a perfect world, where I have powers to see into the future, I would have done: 1 – eaten way […]

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