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Type 1 Diabetes: Complementary Approaches To Protect The Body From Serious Complications

It is logical to admit that functional medicine cannot restore an organ if it has completely lost its function or if it is dispersed. For example, if a person loses an organ like a hand or a leg, functional medicine or a complementary approach cannot restore it, same as the function of an organ like… Continue reading Type 1 Diabetes: Complementary Approaches To Protect The Body From Serious Complications

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Everything About Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes accounts for 5-10% of all diabetes cases. This form of the disease appears most often in childhood or adolescence. At the very beginning, type 1 diabetes does not cause any symptoms because the pancreas remains partially functional. The disease does not become apparent until 80-90% of the pancreatic insulin-producing cells are already… Continue reading Everything About Type 1 Diabetes

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What are asthma symptoms and signs?

The classic signs and symptoms of asthma are shortness of breath, cough (often worse at night), and wheezing (high-pitched whistling sound produced by turbulent airflow through narrow airways, typically with exhalation). Many patients also report chest tightness. It is important to note that these symptoms are episodic, and individuals with asthma can go long periods without any symptoms. Common… Continue reading What are asthma symptoms and signs?

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What are risk factors and causes of asthma?

Asthma results from complex interactions between an individual's inherited genetic makeup and interactions with the environment. The factors that cause a genetically predisposed individual to become asthmatic are poorly understood. The following are risk factors for asthma: Family history of allergic conditionsPersonal history of hay fever (allergic rhinitis)Viral respiratory illness, such as respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), during childhoodExposure to cigarette smokeObesityLower socioeconomic statusExposure to air pollution… Continue reading What are risk factors and causes of asthma?

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What is Asthma ?

Asthma is a clinical syndrome of chronic airway inflammation characterized by recurrent, reversible, airway obstruction. Airway inflammation also leads to airway hyperreactivity, which causes airways to narrow in response to various stimuli. Who is at risk to develop asthma? Asthma is a common chronic condition, affecting 68 per thousand individuals in most recent asthma surveys.… Continue reading What is Asthma ?

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How You Can Prevent Chronic Diseases ?

Many chronic diseases are caused by key risk behaviors. By making healthy choices, you can reduce your likelihood of getting a chronic disease and improve your quality of life. Quit Smoking Stopping smoking (or never starting) lowers the risk of serious health problems, such as heart disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes, and lung disease, as well as premature death—even for longtime smokers. Take… Continue reading How You Can Prevent Chronic Diseases ?