Allergies and Superfoods

Suffering from allergies is never fun. Besides for ensuring you have the right medication in reach when you need it, you can do something else to keep your allergies under control or prevent attacks: … [Read more...]

Thanks for allergies?

Here is another news item that supports the idea that allergies are “a blessing in disguise.“ It may provide protection against a type of brain tumor. Glioma is “the most common form of primary … [Read more...]

How asthma protects (yes!) you from cancer

My family has a history of asthma. One of my sons is suffering from wheezing and eczema. How can I say that these are good things to have, that they are actually blessings in disguise. But that is … [Read more...]

Pregnancy depression and flu: a bad combination

Raging hormones. Morning sickness. Add to that depression. Then top it up with the flu. What you get is a nasty cocktail of symptoms and complications. Researcher s at the Ohio State University … [Read more...]

Leukocytes and Neutropenia

Next to cancer itself, defending an immune system compromised by chemotherapeutic agents is one of the most significant battles a cancer patient faces. White Blood Cell Basics: Leukocyte is the term … [Read more...]

Vitamin D Against Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Vitamin D is already known as good for our bones but may also have good effects on our immune system. Now, it has been found that women with highest levels of vitamin D intake are about one third … [Read more...]

Exercise and the Immune System

Few subjects in health or diet ever get put to a final rest. Present studies often contradict earlier ones, until no one knows what to think. One of the few areas that almost all serious studies seem … [Read more...]

Stress and Your Immune System: 10 Ways to Relax and Rejuvenate

By Monique N. Gilbert Stress seems to have become a constant factor in today's fast-paced society. If left unchecked, it can wreak havoc upon our health. Learning how to effectively manage stress can … [Read more...]

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