The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that parents do not use baby powder, not only because it is a known carcinogen, but also because it poses a risk of respiratory problems, including breathing trouble and serious lung damage, if the baby inhales it.
When starting a family, both parents need to prepare not only for the health of the growing baby, but also their own optimum health to ensure the best chances for an easy conception, a healthy pregnancy and an easy birth.
When women are born they come with a lifetime’s worth of eggs; around one million at the time of birth. The quality of all those eggs, however, can change over the duration of a woman’s fertile period of her life.
Influenza, or the flu, is a highly contagious virus which attacks the respiratory system. It spreads through the air and is hard to contain. Anyone can get the flu, but the most vulnerable are people with a depressed immune system
If the evening was a blur of fun and alcohol, food and a late bedtime, but the next morning is a blur of sensitivity to bright lights, loud sounds, head throbbing, stomach sour and energy missing, you have a hangover.
No one likes to get sick, and catching a cold can make life miserable, especially if you are a child. It can be two weeks of upset for everyone as well as the little patient. The best way to deal with a cold is to prevent it!
Our respiratory health is impacted by indoor and outdoor levels of pollution, toxic particles, and the strength of our immune system. Respiratory illnesses include but are not limited to: asthma, pulmonary and overall difficulty breathing due to environmental toxins