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respiratory system

Chest & Lung
February 6, 2017

Home remedies for every type of cough

Your chest is tight, your nose is stuffy and you have a terrible cough!  Coughing is your body’s way of helping you clear your airways of mucus and any other irritants like dust. Although a cough is meant to help you, it feels very uncomfortable and can often be painful if it goes on for a long period. You could try home remedies for relief before going to the doctor.  Before you try them though, it’s important to understand what kind of cough you might have. Speak to one of our doctors to make sure it's not serious. Types of…
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Asthma
January 9, 2014

Easing asthma symptoms through diet

If changing your diet could reduce your asthma symptoms, would you do it? For most people, it’s an easy “yes!” Asthma is one of the most common respiratory diseases in the world, and the number of new people being diagnosed with asthma each year is on the rise. To help solve the mystery behind the increase, researchers have been looking at everything from diet to air pollution. (more…)
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