Asthma is a real problem in the United States right now, reaching epidemic proportions among children. Tons of studies have been done to identify the root cause of the problem, with information coming out about kids who live in cities, the benefits of “dirty air” and bacteria on farms and many other ideas. A recent […]

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The holiday season is fast approaching and that means more than a month’s worth of family, friends, fun and food. For those who have allergies to food, however, the “fun” part is often dampened with fear and worry. Yes, it’s true that Thanksgiving in particular is chock full of dangerous foods for those who have […]

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Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic disorder which affects many bodily systems, including digestion, sweat glands, sinuses and lungs. This disease afflicts over 30,000 people in the United States alone, with over 700 of those living in Georgia, making Atlanta cystic fibrosis a serious problem. Research into this debilitating disease is ongoing, but a new study […]

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Dealing with food allergies is awful. You feel like you have no control over your life. You don’t ever get to enjoy eating because every bite you take is full of fear that your food might contain some sort of contaminant or allergen. Since food allergies can be quite deadly, many people with this problem […]

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Sleep apnea is a common and very serious condition in which a person’s breathing is interrupted, becomes shallow or even stops altogether throughout their nightly sleep cycles. Those who have sleep apnea not only tend to be excessive snorers, but can encounter difficulty focusing and staying awake during the day and can even develop serious […]

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Cystic Fibrosis affects tens of thousands of people worldwide. It is an illness in which mucus builds up in the lungs and pancreas, among other organs, causing airways to become constricted and blocked. This leads to infections, damage to the lungs and eventually to the failure of the respiratory system. Now, a new study has […]

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Asthma is an illness that is more common than people realize, affecting many thousands of people all over the United States every year. It affects sleep, social interactions, mood, focus and can even, in extreme cases, be deadly. A new study has now shed light on a connection between growing up on a farm and […]

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Sleep apnea is a silent affliction that affects millions of people every year. It often goes undiagnosed, and has been associated with many health problems from tiredness and lack of focus to high blood pressure to diabetes to mental and emotional problems.

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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) are chronic forms of what is commonly known as acid reflux. Everyone gets it from time to time. Have you ever had heartburn? That’s likely acid reflux. However, when it becomes chronic and recurring, it could be a serious problem that can cause damage to your insides. […]

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