The study has found that children classified as obese had a 30-per cent increased risk of developing asthma than peers of a healthy weight. Hence, maintaining a healthy weight could prevent thousands of children from developing asthma.
This 'fish prasadam' ritual takes place every year during the arrival of monsoon. The members of the Bathini family drop a live murrel fish filled with a yellow herbal paste into the throats of patients suffering from respiratory illnesses.
One of the most common respiratory diseases around the world is bronchial asthma. As per WHO between 100 and 150 million people worldwide are suffering from this disease and the number is only rising. In India alone, over 15 million people suffer from asthma.
Three-quarters of COPD cases have their origins in poor lung function pathways beginning in childhood, according to a cohort study published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine journal. For the study, 2,438 participants were tracked from childhood to the age of 53.
The compound in the coralberry leaves relieves these spasms and is supposedly more effective and has a more prolonged action than the most common asthma drug salbutamol. So far it has been tested on asthmatic mice who were prevented from allergens like house dust.
The majority of patients rely on daily medicine to control symptoms such as wheezing, chest pain and shortness of breath and many are wary of exercise, fearing that it could induce symptoms. On the contrary, there is evidence that better diet and exercise can really help them.
From treating cough and cold to controlling hair fall, eucalyptus oil is very essential to overall well-being. It has the power to alleviate mental exhaustion and comes power-packed with anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.